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IBM, Accenture Lead Responsible Government Suppliers

IBM, Accenture, HP, Merck, Dell, Boeing and McKesson have all held their positions among the most responsible government contractors, according to rankings by Corporate Responsibility Magazine.

The second annual Best Corporate Citizens in Government Contracting List is designed to encourage government to take transparency and responsibility data into account when making buying decisions.

The methodology for the list is largely the same as that for CR Magazine's 12-year old 100 Best Corporate Citizens List. The magazine uses publicly-available data from Russell 1000 companies, collected and analyzed by leading ESG investor data firm IW Financial,  and then identifies the overlap with the top 100 government contractors for FY2010 (according to USASpending.gov as of April 2011).

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IBM, Accenture, HP, Merck, Dell, Boeing and McKesson have all held their positions among the most responsible government contractors, according to rankings by Corporate Responsibility Magazine.

The second annual Best Corporate Citizens in Government Contracting List is designed to encourage government to take transparency and responsibility data into account when making buying decisions.

The methodology for the list is largely the same as that for CR Magazine's 12-year old 100 Best Corporate Citizens List. The magazine uses publicly-available data from Russell 1000 companies, collected and analyzed by leading ESG investor data firm IW Financial,  and then identifies the overlap with the top 100 government contractors for FY2010 (according to USASpending.gov as of April 2011).

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