Kimberly-Clark Corporation today announced it has been recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader indefining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies.
“At Kimberly-Clark, we are inspired to make lives better for people all around the world,” said Jeff Melucci, Kimberly-Clark’s General Counsel.
“Beingnamed to this list reflects the commitment of our global employees to our values of accountability and authenticity.”
“We take pride in conducting business with the highest ethics and an unwavering commitment to doing the right thing in all that we do,” said KurtDrake, Kimberly-Clark’s Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer.
“Our high expectations for compliance allow us to earn the continued trust of ourcustomers, consumers and shareholders.”
Grounded in Ethisphere’s proprietary Ethics Quotient®, the World’s Most Ethical Companies assessment process includes more than 200 questionson culture, environmental and social practices, ethics and compliance activities, governance, diversity and initiatives to support a strong value chain.
The process serves as an operating framework to capture and codify the leading practices of organizations across industries and around the globe.
“Congratulations to everyone at Kimberly-Clark for earning this recognition,” said Ethisphere’s Chief Executive Officer, Timothy Erblich.
“This is amoment to acknowledge the leaders working to advance corporate cultures defined by integrity and affirm those companies contributing to broadersocietal imperatives and the greater good.”
Kimberly-Clark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the fifth time and is one of only 3 honorees in the Consumer Productsindustry. In 2020, Ethisphere recognized 132 honorees spanning 21 countries and 51 industries.