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The Green List 2010

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Articles - June 2010
Wednesday, May 26, 2010

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2010
2009
COMPANY/
ORGANIZATION
WEBSITE
CITY
SCORE
DESCRIPTION

41

NR

Oregon Cascade Plumbing & Heating

oregoncascade.com

Salem

270.13

Mechanical contractor

41

7

The Joinery

thejoinery.com

Portland

270.13

Fine furniture manufacturing and sales

43

32

Arciform LLC

arciform.com

Portland

270.10

Residential remodeling

44

57

Ater Wynne LLP

aterwynne.com

Portland

269.80

Law firm

45

NR

Stoel Rives LLP

stoel.com

Portland

269.70

Law firm

46

33

Full Sail Brewing Company

fullsailbrewing.com

Hood River

269.23

Brewery and pub

47

NR

Marriott Downtown Waterfront

marriott.com/pdxor

Portland

269.19

Hotel, travel and group convention services

48

NR

Portland Center Stage

pcs.org

Portland

269.03

Professional regional theater company

49

34

Carr Auto Group

carrauto.com

Beaverton

268.90

Automotive sales and service

50

NR

Earth Advantage Institute

earthadvantage.org

Portland

268.70

Green building certification and education

51

NR

The Nature Conservancy

nature.org/oregon

Portland

268.60

Protection of ecologically important lands and waters

52

24

Elliott Associates

elliottassociatesinc.com

Portland

268.23

Commercial real estate and property manangement

53

56

Pacific Landscape Management

pacscape.com

Hillsboro

268.06

Landscaping

54

49

Northwest Staffing Resources

nwstaffing.com

Portland

267.86

Temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire staffing

55

NR

Portland Roasting Coffee

portlandroasting.com

Portland

267.80

Wholesale coffee roaster

56

NR

Holy Redeemer Catholic School

holyredeemerpdx.org

Portland

267.39

Pre-kindergarten to 8th grade Catholic school

57

NR

Coaxis

coaxis.net

Portland

267.20

Software development and management

58

NR

R&H Construction

rhconst.com

Portland

267.00

General contractor

59

15

Willamette U. Atkinson Grad. School

willamette.edu/mba

Salem

266.70

Higher education institution and management programs

60

76

Oregon Electric Group

oregon-electric.com

Portland

265.93

Electrical contractor



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Comments   

 
April
0 #1 Terrible Rank DiscrepanciesApril 2010-06-15 11:02:18
I noticed that you have a number of discrepancies in your ranking strategy and I'm quite frankly appalled at your lack of proofing and editing. Some of the time ties are denoted (correctly) by duplicating the rank followed by the next appropriate number had no tie existed (i.e. 34th, 34th, 36th). Other times you (erroneously) list the same score with different ranks (i.e. 38th - 270.4, 39th - 270.4).
This should be an embarrassment to your magazine as it significantly reduces the credibility of your survey. Next year I hope you have your ducks in a row prior to the publication date.
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Brandon Sawyer
0 #2 Rank discrepanciesBrandon Sawyer 2010-06-15 17:58:37
Thanks for bringing this to our attention. The cause of the discrepancies was that differences in score were obscured by rounding scores up to one decimal point. I have updated the online list with scores carried out to two digits so you can see accurate differences in score that correspond to the ranks. Next year, we will ensure that the list presented to all readers shows enough information to make sense of the rankings.

I'm sorry for any negative impression it may have given about the survey.

Thanks again for your diligent reading of the list.
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