By Renée Francoeur
Schneider Electric, ABB Group, Rockwell Automation, 3M and GE have all been named honourees.
The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes companies that go beyond making statements about doing business “ethically” and translate those words into action, said the Ethisphere Institute, an organization dedicated to defining and advancing the standards of ethical business.
“Schneider Electric is delighted to have been named by Ethisphere for the fifth consecutive year. The challenge for the group consists in living up to the expectations of all its stakeholders every day,” said Emmanuel Babeau, deputy CEO in charge of finance and legal affairs at Schneider Electric. “This is why Schneider Electric has been developing an active strategy of empowering its associates through the implementation of a range of processes and dedicated tools.”
This year’s 132 honourees span 21 countries and five continents and represent over 50 industries. In its ninth year, the list includes 15 nine-time honourees and 11 first-time honourees.
The World’s Most Ethical Company assessment is based upon the Ethisphere Institute’s Ethics
Quotient (EQ) framework.