Precision Castparts gets low green rating

The Portland firm scores low in a Newsweek ranking and is keeping quiet on the issue.

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Portland-based Precision Castparts operates in a green-loving city, but it received dismal ratings in Newsweek’s sustainability rankings.

Precision Castparts scored a lowly 466th rating in Newsweek magazine’s recent green rankings of the nation’s 500 largest corporations, and the lowest ranking among 21 companies in transportation and aerospace.

Precision Castparts also earned a D-minus grade on environmental issues in a 2009 review by Roberts Environmental Center, a research institute at Claremont McKenna College that analyzes corporate sustainability efforts.

Read the full story at the Portland Tribune.

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