Ethisphere Institute announces its 2017 World's Most Ethical Companies list

Ethisphere Institute announces its 2017 World's Most Ethical Companies list

M&S is among several UK companies to make it onto the list of the world's most ethical companies compiled by the Arizona-based think tank, the Ethisphere Institute

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The full 124 strong list of the 2017 World's Most Ethical Companies can be found here. Scores are generated in five key categories: ethics and compliance program (35%), corporate citizenship and responsibility (20%), culture of ethics (20%), governance (15%) and leadership, innovation and reputation (10%). 

Congratulations to Marks & Spencer on not only making onto the 124-strong list of the world's most ethical businesses, but of being one of three UK companies to do so: the other two are National Grid and Northumbria Water Group.

Most of the companies on the Ethisphere Institute's World's Most Ethical Companies list are American. Other European companies to make it onto the list include Rezidor Hotel Group, which owns Radisson Blu, Radisson Red, Qvorus and Prizeotel brands; Illycaffé, the Italian coffee brand, and Iberdrola, the Spanish energy giant which owns ScottishPower.

Other household names on the list include Accenture, CapGemini, Starbucks, L'Oréal, Levi Strauss, LinkedIn, PepsiCo, Volvo Car Group and Royal Caribbean Cruises.

About the Ethisphere Institute
 
The institute is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Ethisphere has expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character. Ethisphere honour achievement through its World's Most Ethical Companies recognition program, provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) and showcases trends and best practices in ethics with the publication of Ethisphere Magazine. Find out more: http://ethisphere.com.
 

 

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