The World’s Most Ethical Companies®

An annual recognition celebrating a select group of companies demonstrating exceptional programs and practices. Deadline to apply is Friday, November 13, 2020 at 11:59 pm ET. 

Strong Ethics Is Good Business

World’s Most Ethical Companies honorees have historically out-performed others financially, demonstrating the connection between good ethical practices and performance that’s valued in the marketplace.

Top Reasons to Apply

It’s Great for Business

Honorees enjoy an ‘ethics premium’ – better long-term business performance

Employees like working for companies that reflect their values

It’s a Valuable Process

Taking the Ethics Quotient survey helps you to validate practices and identify gaps

It provides an opportunity for cross-functional collaboration

The Benefits Continue

You receive a follow-up report comparing your practices to those of honorees

Honorees participate in a gala and receive data insights

The Methodology Behind the Selection Process

Ethisphere’s Ethics Quotient® is a proprietary rating system that collects and objectively scores self-reported data in five weighted categories. Questions included in the Ethics Quotient are periodically reviewed and updated based on changing regulations, expectations, and best practices. Supporting documentation is required for consideration as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies.

Additional Resources

Download the Reports from our Annual WME Data Series Below


Volume One: Remotely Managing a Global Program Effectively


Volume Two: Third-Party Risk Management


Volume Three: Training and Communications

By the Numbers

Stats About the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies

Million Employees
Trillion in Annual Revenues
Trillion in Market Cap


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