The 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies® Honoree List

In 2019, 128 companies are recognized for exemplifying and advancing corporate citizenship, transparency and the standards of integrity. 

The honorees span 21 countries and 50 industries and includes 16 first-time honorees and eight companies that have been named to the list every year since 2007.

Research Report: 2019 Honoree Insights

Number of employees

Industrial Manufacturing
93,000
United States

NYSE: MMM

Non-Profit Business Services
2,250
United States
Consulting Services
469,000
Ireland

NYSE: ACN

Insurance
5,000
United States

NYSE: AFL

Insurance
35,000
United States

NYSE: ALL

Automotive
150,000
United Kingdom

NYSE: APTV

Energy & Utilities
6,500
United States

NYSE: AGR

Electronic Components
15,400
United States

NYSE: AVT

Non-Profit Healthcare Providers
19,500
United States
Logistics & Transportation
5,000
United States
Retail
125,000
United States

NYSE: BBY

Health Insurance
7,800
United States
Banking
45,454
Canada

NYSE: BMO

Software & Services
22,000
United States

NASDAQ: AVGO

Health Insurance
4,700
United States
Imaging Technology
2,300
United States

NYSE: CAJ

Consulting Services
211,300
France

EPA: CAP

Energy & Utilities
831
Canada

TSX: CPX

Health Insurance
5,505
United States
Real Estate
90000
United States

NYSE: CBRE

Construction & Building Materials
3,600
Guatemala
Non-Profit Healthcare Providers
60,000
United States
Consumer Products
34,000
United States

NYSE: CL

Non-Profit Healthcare Providers
10,600
Canada
Automotive
62,600
United States

NYSE: CMI

Conglomerate
12,600
Ireland

OTCMKTS: DCCPF

Technology
145,000
United States

NYSE: DELL

Telecomm
217,000
Germany

ETR: DTE

Real Estate
800
Thailand
Business Services
4700
United States
Chemicals
14,500
United States

NYSE: EMN

Chemicals
49,000
United States

NYSE: ECL

Energy & Utilities
12,000
Portugal

ELI: EDP.LS

Medical Devices
13,000
United States

NYSE: EW

Medical Devices
3,700
Sweden

STO: EKTA-B.ST

Pharmaceuticals
38,600
United States

NYSE: LLY

Banking
17,437
United States

NASDAQ: FITB

Engineering & Design Services
60,000
United States

NYSE: FLR

Insurance Brokers
30000
United States

NYSE: AJG

Consulting Services
87,000
United States

NYSE: G

Construction & Building Materials
423
United States
Construction & Building Materials
9000
United States

NYSE:GVA

Non-Profit Healthcare Providers
4224
United States
Food Processing & Distribution
138,000
Mexico

BMV: BIMBOA.MX

Apparel
177,000
Sweden

STO: HMb

Consumer Products
5,400
United States

NASDAQ: HAS

For-Profit Healthcare Provider
265,000
United States

NYSE: HCA

Health Insurance
22,850
United States
Healthcare Products
18,000
United States

NASDAQ: HSIC

Technology
60,000
United States

NYSE: HPE

Lodging & Hospitality
163,000
United States

NYSE: HLT

Energy & Utilities
34,255
Spain

BME: IBE

Food, Beverage & Agriculture
1,290
Italy
Food, Beverage & Agriculture
11,000
United States

NYSE: INGR

Semiconductors
100,000
United States

NASDAQ: INTC

Information Technology Services
366,600
United States

NYSE: IBM

Forestry, Paper & Packaging
52,000
United States

NYSE: IP

Real Estate
90000
United States

NYSE: JLL

Industrial Manufacturing
120000
Ireland

NYSE: JCI

Integrated Healthcare System
217,173
United States
Health & Beauty
34,000
Japan

TYO: 4452

Food Processing & Distribution
33,000
United States

NYSE: K

Consumer Products
42,000
United States

NYSE: KMB

Retail
140,000
United States

NYSE: KSS

Health & Beauty
82,600
France

EPA: OR

Information Technology Services
32,000
United States

NYSE: LDOS

Machine Tools & Accessories
11,000
United States

NASDAQ: LECO

Technology
12,000
United States

NYSE: LNKD

Staffing & Outsourcing Services
29,000
United States

NYSE: MAN

Food Processing & Distribution
115,000
United States
Insurance
7,500
United States
Payment Services
14,800
United States

NYSE: MA

Technology
134,994
United States

NASDAQ: MSFT

Industrial Manufacturing
7,400
United States
Health & Beauty
6,300
Brazil

BRL: NATU3

Energy & Utilities
15,000
United States

NYSE: NEE

Aerospace & Defense
1070
United States
Telecomm
100,000
Finland

NYSE: NOK

Water & Sewerage Utility
3,162
United Kingdom
Non-Profit Healthcare Providers
68,000
United States
Banking
2,946
United States

NASDAQ: ONB

Semiconductors
36,000
United States

NASDAQ: ON

Automotive
15,000
United States

NYSE: OSK

Construction & Building Materials
19,000
United States

NYSE: OC

Insurance
3,793
United States
Engineering & Design Services
15,633
United States
Staffing & Outsourcing Services
14,200
United States

NASDAQ: PAYX

Food, Beverage & Agriculture
265,000
United States

NYSE: PEP

Oil & Gas, Renewables
24,113
Poland

WSE: PKN

Business Services
2,300
United States

NASDAQ: PINC

Financial Services
16475
United States

NASDAQ: PFG

Financial Services
49,700
United States

NYSE: PRU

Real Estate
11,400
United States

NYSE: RLGY

Environmental Services
35,000
United States

NYSE: RSG

Diversified Machinery
23,000
United States

NYSE: ROK

Leisure & Recreation
66,000
United States

NYSE: RCL

Scientific & Technical Servicees
4,941
United States
Software & Services
35,000
United States

NYSE: CRM

Diversified Machinery
142,013
France

EPA: SU

Metals, Minerals & Mining
3,575
United States

NASDAQ: SCHN

Conglomerate
117,300
Japan

NYSE: SNE

Telecomm
50,000
United States

NYSE: TMUS

Metals, Minerals & Mining
35,000
India

NSE: TATASTEEL

Electronic Components
80,000
Switzerland

NYSE: TEL

Banking
530
Australia
Telecomm
32,638
Brazil

BVMF: VIVT4

Software & Services
10,000
United States

NYSE: TDC

Semiconductors
29,980
United States

NASDAQ: TXN

Energy & Utilities
9,000
United States

NYSE: AES

Insurance
18,500
United States

NYSE: HIG

Industrial Manufacturing
17,000
United States

NYSE: TKR

Financial Services
6943
United States
Financial Services
17,000
United States
Banking
74,000
United States

NYSE: USB

Non-Profit Healthcare Providers
28,000
United States
Integrated Healthcare System
87,000
United States
Insurance
34,000
United States
Apparel
70,000
United States

NYSE: VFC

Payment Services
17,000
United States

NYSE: V

Business Services
3,400
United States
Automotive
43,000
Sweden
Financial Services
6,000
United States

NYSE: VOYA

Electronic Components
71,600
United States

NASDAQ: WDC

Forestry, Paper & Packaging
9300
United States

NYSE: WY

Sourcing Services
1,000
Hong Kong
Information Technology Services
170,000
India

NYSE: WIT

Insurance
3,374
United States
Lodging & Hospitality
16,000
United States

NYSE: WH