Carbon clean 200: investing in a clean energy future

Seven Indian companies have made it to a carbon-clean list of 200 largest companies worldwide ranked by their total clean-energy revenues. The list is topped by Japan's Toyota Motor followed by Germany's Siemens AG. The ranking has been done by As You Sow and Corporate Knights. Among Indian companies are Suzlon Energy at 68 rank for its wind farms, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd at 106 for its wind electric generators and solar cells, and Tata Chemicals at 114 for chemicals for biodiesel, solar energy, and fuel cells. Thermax Ltd is at 139 and Exide Indus at 153 for electric storage batteries. Besides, IDFC Ltd is at 155 for its green infrastructure financing and Havells India at 166 for energy meters. The Carbon Clean 200 (Clean200TM)-a list of the 200 largest companies worldwide was created based on their total clean energy revenues. The report said it is intended as the clean energy inverse of the Carbon Underground 200TM. Where the Carbon Underground 200TM (which evolved from the Carbon Tracker Initiative report, Unburnable Carbon: Are the World's Financial Markets Carrying a Carbon Bubble), ranks the largest publicly listed companies by the carbon intensity of their coal, oil, and gas reserves.

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