- Fortune magazine listed Waste Management at No. 46 out of 51 companies on its first "Change the World" list.
- Fortune, along with social-impact consulting firm FSG and Shared Value Initiative, recognize global companies based on creation of innovative frameworks, measurable impact at scale on a social challenge, profitability and competitive advantage, and overall business contribution.
- Houston-based Waste Management is the largest provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America.
Waste Management has been forward-looking when it comes to sustainable practices.
President and CEO David Steiner recently told Bloomberg Television's Matt Miller on Market Makers that the company is committed to using natural gas in its fleet.
With 40,000 employees, the industry giant is in a position to lead and influence. No other waste companies made the Fortune list.