3M, Accenture, Visa, UPS, Ford, Microsoft, Cisco, Google Among the World's Most Ethical Companies
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Ethisphere Institute has come out with its annual list of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies.” The list includes 144 winners, with companies ranging from Ford Motor, Kellogg and Microsoft in the U.S. to IHCC, a Saudi hospital construction company, All Good Organics, a food company in New Zealand, and PKN Orlen, a Polish oil refining company.
Ethisphere released the list of winners at a two-day Global Ethics Summit, which saw the convergence of about 300 corporate managers, executives and lawyers concerned with the area of ethics compliance. Ethisphere has been bringing out the list for the last eight years. The listing provides an opportunity to companies to get independently certified and recognized as ethical.
Vikas Vij - Vikas is a staff writer for the Sustainable Development news and editorial section on Justmeans. He is an MBA with 20 years of managerial and entrepreneurial experience and global travel. He is the author of "The Power of Money" (Scholars, 2003), a book that presents a revolutionary monetary economic theory on poverty alleviation in the developing world. Vikas is also the official writer for an international social project for developing nations "Decisions for Life" run in collaboration between the ILO, the University of Amsterdam and the Indian Institute of Management.