While any list of America's most socially responsible companies is, inevitably, subjective, here are firms that are admired by their peers for social responsibility -- and why.
Marc Gunther, FORTUNE senior writer
February 25, 2006: 11:28 AM EST
NEW YORK (FORTUNE) - What's a socially responsible company? It is a company that serves. It serves its customers by selling something of value, its workers by providing good jobs, its owners by generating profits and all of us by making the world a better place."