This is the eighth straight year that 3M has been recognized for this honor, and it is one of only eight industrial companies worldwide to be named this year.
Ethisphere Institute defines its mission statement as advancing standards of ethical business practices through data-driven insights, recognizing that corporate integrity, character and transparency impact the public trust of companies.
“For more than a century, we have built a foundation of trust and unwavering integrity in all that we do,” says Michael Duran, 3M vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer. “Our success as a company depends on all of us to make the right decisions every day. This recognition is a collective effort by our 96,000 employees around the world. Our ethics and values are what make 3M a great place to work.”
3M is one of only 132 companies around the world designated as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2020. Ethisphere evaluates companies in five categories: ethics and compliance program; culture of ethics; corporate citizenship and responsibility; governance; and leadership and reputation.
You can learn more about 3M’s Code of Conduct and Ethics & Compliance by clicking here.
The full list of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies can be found by clicking here.