Whole Foods, OfficeMax, Target among most ethical companies
New York -- Award results released Wednesday by international think-tank Ethisphere Institute listed Whole Foods, OfficeMax and Target among the World’ Most Ethical Companies.
The institute reviewed nominations from companies in more than 100 countries and 36 industries. Selection is based on a review of codes of ethics; evaluating the investment in innovation and sustainable business practices; looking at activities designed to improve corporate citizenship; and studying nominations from senior executives, industry peers, suppliers and customers.
Other companies on the list include Costco, Marks and Spencer, Best Buy Co., Gap, Patagonia, Timberland, eBay, American Express, Petco, Jones Lang LaSalle, and Ten Thousand Villages.