Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Memphis is Home to Two of the Country’s Most Ethical Companies.

Posted By on Tue, May 15, 2007 at 4:00 AM

Dunavant Enterprises and International Paper have been named to a select list of the 100 “Most Ethical Companies in the United States,” according to the current issue of Ethisphere Magazine. (Yeah, we never heard of it either.)

“In assembling the 2007 rankings of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, the researchers and editors of Ethisphere examined more than 5,000 companies across 30 separate industries, looking for true ethical leadership,” say the magazine editors.

“We looked for absolutes. We examined companies in relational context of their industries. And we looked for influential leadership that moved others to change or follow. Companies were measured in a rigorous eight-step process and then scored against nine distinct ethical leadership criteria.”

Some of the companies on the list may surprise you. MacDonald’s? Equally surprising, to us, are those that didn’t make the cut. FedEx, for one, certainly comes to mind.

Check out the complete list, and a description of how the most ethical companies were selected.


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