Friday, May 24, 2013

The 2013 World's Most Ethical Companies (Ethisphere)

Every year, the Ethisphere Institute reveals its annual World’s Most Ethical (WME) companies list. The companies on the WME list "truly go beyond making statements about doing business "ethically" and translate those words into action." WME honorees not only promote ethical business standards and practices internally, they exceed legal compliance minimums and shape future industry standards by introducing best practices today. In 2013, a record 145 companies made the list, which includes more than three dozen industries, from aerospace to wind power, with 43 of the WME winners headquartered outside the US. Since the list's inception, 23 companies have made the list all six years including: Aflac, American Express, Fluor, General Electric, Milliken & Company, Patagonia, Rabobank and Starbucks, among others.

Here is the WME list for 2013:


CompanyIndustryCountry
ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltdelectrical equipmentSwitzerland
Accenturebusiness servicesIreland
Adobe Systems Incorporatedcomputer softwareUSA
AECOMengineering and designUSA
Aflac Inc.insurance: healthUSA
Alcoametals and miningUSA
All Good Organicsfood and beverageNew Zealand
Alyeska Pipeline Service Companyenergy: oilUSA
American Express financial servicesUSA
Applied MaterialselectronicsUSA
ARAMARKfood serviceUSA
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.insurance: brokerageUSA
Atlas Copco ABindustrial manufacturingSweden
Autoridad del Canal de Panamatransportation and logisticsPanama
Baptist Health South Floridahealthcare servicesUSA
Becton Dickinsonmedical devicesUSA
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolinainsurance: healthUSA
Blue Shield of Californiainsurance: healthUSA
Capgeminibusiness servicesFrance
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShieldinsurance: healthUSA
CH2M HILLengineering and designUSA
Cisco Systemstelecommunications equipmentUSA
Cleveland Clinichealthcare servicesUSA
Colgate-Palmolive Companyconsumer products USA
Coloplast A/Smedical devicesDenmark
Concurrent Technologies Corporationprofessional, scientific and technical servicesUSA
CRH plcconstructionIreland
Cummins Inc.automotiveUSA
CUNA Mutual Groupinsurance: property and casualtyUSA
Deere & Companyindustrial manufacturingUSA
DelphiautomotiveUSA
Dun & Bradstreetbusiness servicesUSA
Eaton Corporationindustrial manufacturingUSA
eBayinternetUSA
EcolabchemicalsUSA
EDP Energias de Portugalenergy and utilities: electricPortugal
Encana Corporationenergy and utilites: natural gasCanada
ENMAX Corporationenergy and utilities: electricCanada
Ethical Fruit Company LtdagricultureUK
Fluor Corporationengineering and designUSA
Ford Motor CompanyautomotiveUSA
Gap IncapparelUSA
Gemological Institute of America (GIA) professional, scientific and technical servicesUSA
General Electric Companydiversified industriesUSA
Granite Construction IncconstructionUSA
H & M Hennes & Mauritz ABapparelSweden
H.B. FullerchemicalsUSA
Hasbroconsumer productsUSA
Henkel AGconsumer productsGermany
Henry Scheinmedical devicesUSA
Hitachi Data Systems computer hardwareUSA
Holland America Lineleisure and hospitalityUSA
Honeywell International Inc.industrial manufacturingUSA
Hospital Corporation of Americahealthcare servicesUSA
illycaffèconsumer productsItaly
Intel Corporationcomputer hardwareUSA
International Paper forestry, paper and packagingUSA
Johnson Controls, Inc.automotiveUSA
Jones Lang LaSalle Increal estateUSA
Juniper Networkstelecommunications equipmentUSA
Kao Corporationconsumer productsJapan
Kellogg Companyfood and beverageUSA
Kennametal Inc.industrial manufacturingUSA
Kimberly-Clark Corporationconsumer productsUSA
L'ORÉALhealth and beautyFrance
ManpowerGroupstaffing servicesUSA
Marks and Spencerretail-generalUK
Marriott International, Inc.leisure and hospitalityUSA
Mattelconsumer productsUSA
Microsoft Corporationcomputer softwareUSA
Milliken & Companyindustrial manufacturingUSA
National Australia BankbankingAustralia
National Gridenergy and utilities: electricUK/USA
Natura Cosméticoshealth and beautyBrazil
NextEra Energyenergy and utilities: electricUSA
Nippon Yusen Kaishatransportation and logisticsJapan
NiSource Inc.energy and utilites: natural gasUSA
Noblisprofessional, scientific and technical servicesUSA
Northumbrian Water Groupenergy and utlities: waterUK
Novationhealthcare servicesUSA
NYSE Euronextfinancial servicesUSA/Netherlands
OfficeMaxretail-specialtyUSA
Old National BankbankingUSA
Parsons Corporationengineering and designUSA
Paychex, Inc.business servicesUSA
PepsiCofood and beverageUSA
Petco Animal Suppliesretail-specialtyUSA
Portugal Telecomtelecommunications servicesPortugal
Premie, Inchealthcare servicesUSA
Premier Farnell plcelectronicsUK
Realogy Corporationreal estateUSA
Ricohconsumer electronicsJapan
Robert Half Internationalstaffing servicesUSA
Rockwell AutomationelectronicsUSA
Rockwell Collinsaerospace and defenseUSA
Safeway Inc.retail- food storesUSA
salesforce.combusiness servicesUSA
Salesforce.comcomputer softwareUSA
SCA - Svenska Cellulosa ABconsumer productsSweden
Schneider Electricelectrical equipmentFrance
Seabournleisure and hospitalityUSA
Sempra Energyenergy and utilites: natural gasUSA
Sharp HealthCarehealthcare servicesUSA
Shiseido Company, Limitedhealth and beautyJapan
SingTeltelecommunications servicesSingapore
Sompo Japan Insurance Inc.insurance: property and casualtyJapan
SONAEretail- food storesPortugal
Spectra Energy Corpenergy and utilites: natural gasUSA
Starbucks Coffee Companyrestaurants and cafesUSA
Stora Ensoforestry, paper and packagingFinland
Swiss Reinsurance: reinsuranceSwitzerland
Symantec Corporationcomputer softwareUSA
T-Mobile USAtelecommunications servicesUSA
Targetretail-generalUSA
Tata Steel Ltdmetals and miningIndia
Ten Thousand Villagesretail-specialtyUSA
Teradata Corporationcomputer softwareUSA
Texas Instrumentsconsumer electronicsUSA
The Aerospace Corporationaerospace and defenseUSA
The Co-operative Groupretail- food storesUK
The Mosaic CompanychemicalsUSA
The Nature Conservancyenvironmental servicesUSA
The Progressive Group of Insurance Companiesinsurance: property and casualtyUSA
The Rezidor Hotel Groupleisure and hospitalityGermany
The Sherwin-William CompanychemicalsUSA
The Timken Companyindustrial manufacturingUSA
Thomson ReutersmediaUS/UK
Thrivent Financial for Lutheransfinancial servicesUSA
Time Warner Inc.mediaUSA
TSYSfinancial servicesUSA
Unibail-Rodamcoreal estateFrance
UPStransportation and logisticsUSA
Visa Inc.financial servicesUSA
Waste Managementenvironmental servicesUSA
Westpac Banking CorporationbankingAustralia
Weyerhaeuser Companyforestry, paper and packagingUSA
Whole Foods Market, Inc.retail- food storesUSA
William E. Connor & Associates Ltd.business servicesHong Kong
Wipro Ltdcomputer softwareIndia
Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporationinsurance: healthUSA
Xerox Corporationconsumer electronicsUSA

Source: Ethisphere

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