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World's Most Ethical Companies 2009

World's Most Ethical Companies 2009
by ethisphere

http://ethisphere.com/wme2009/

mission & values

Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies ranking provides companies a chance to be recognized for their efforts in ethics and compliance. The winners of the World’s Most Ethical Companies are the standouts. Each of these companies will have materially higher scores versus their competitors. They are the companies who force other companies to follow their leadership or fall behind. These are the companies who use ethical leadership as a profit driver.

Criteria:

  • Legal, regulatory and reputation track record: 20% - What is the legal history of the company?
  • Internal systems and ethics/compliance program: 15% - Does the company have satisfactory internal control systems, including a leading Code of Conduct, whistle-blower policies, prevention and detection controls, etc?
  • Industry leadership: 5% - How does the company set industry standards for business ethics and compliance, corporate governance, responsibility, sustainable development and environmental protection?
  • Executive leadership and tone from the top: 15% - Does the company have strong and visible executive leadership on ethics, corporate governance and citizenship?
  • Innovation that contributes to public well being: 15% - Does the company provide products, services and/or process innovation that positively contributes to public well-being?
  • Corporate governance: 10% - Is the company properly aware of potential value conflicts at and around the company and address those conflicts in an effective way? Innovation that contributes to public well being: 15% - Does the company provide products, services and/or process innovation that positively contributes to public well-being?
  • Corporate citizenship and responsibility: 20% - How does the company respond to the community and workplace, what is the company's sustainability track record and how does it audit its supply chain? Ethisphere factored in placement on major sustainability lists, such as FTSE4Good Index Series.

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hrkollace

9/24/2009

positive vote Study deals with the concept of regional trade blocs or open borders and their impact on the Marketing Mix Strategies of the firm. The purpose of our study is to analyze the regionalization concept as company point of view and then its impact on the marketing mix strategies of a company operating in Region

chaithu

8/19/2009

positive vote Good idea, there should be a computation for better results and it's really good idea.

eb_online

8/17/2009

negative vote Solid ethical practices by a compnay lead to more buisness and more loyal customers.

palani1310

8/17/2009

positive vote Every company need to follow their ethical values in order to get better values from customer.

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