These 5 Atlanta companies are among the greenest in the nation

4:59 p.m Thursday, June 2, 2016 Business and Money news

Atlanta's top corporations are all about making that green, but we're not talking money.

Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines and Home Depot are among the top 100 eco-friendly companies in the nation, according to Newsweek magazine. 

The publication's annual list measured the 500 largest publicly traded companies using eight indicators, including a combined water productivity score, a combined waste productivity score and audited environmental metrics. 

Coca-Cola cracked the top 10 at No. 9, while Delta Air Lines and Invesco ranked No. 44 and No. 77, respectively. Additionally, Newell Rubbermaid and Home Depot reached the No. 89 and No. 91 spots, respectively. 

According to the study, the rankings "show that the world's biggest companies are improving when it comes to energy productivity and in limiting greenhouse gas emissions." Way to leave a great environmental footprint, Atlanta. 

Check out the other companies that made the cut, and learn more about the research here.