Swiss Re on list of world's most ethical companies
Swiss Re was listed as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 2010 by Ethisphere, a leading international think tank.
This is the second consecutive year Swiss Re has been included in this list.
Ethisphere's listing recognizes companies that promote ethical business standards and practices by going beyond the legal minimum; companies that have a strong corporate governance and responsibility in place, that invest in innovation, quality and sustainable business practices contributing to the public well being and forcing their competitors to follow suit; companies that have strong and visible executive leadership on ethics, corporate responsibility and citizenship and that have internal systems and ethics/compliance programs in place to ensure continuity of desired institutional behaviour.
Ethisphere began identifying the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2007. The 2010 list includes 100 companies from 35 industries globally and features industry leaders including Swiss Re, American Express, Accenture, Nike, The Hartford and Google. The 2010 World’s Most Ethical Companies advisory panel included Ethisphere editors and researchers, as well as attorneys, government officials, professors and other leaders who care about ethical and honest business practices.
The entire 2010 list of World's Most Ethical Companies, and additional information on Ethisphere, can be found online at www.ethisphere.org
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