U.S. Bank Named One of the 2019 World's Most Ethical Companies®
“In banking, relationships are built on trust,” said
In 2019, 128 honorees were recognized, spanning 21 countries and 50
The World's Most Ethical Companies assessment is based on the Ethisphere Institute’s Ethics Quotient® framework, which offers a quantitative way to assess a company’s performance in an objective, consistent and standardized manner. The information collected provides a comprehensive sampling of definitive criteria of core competencies rather than all aspects of corporate governance, risk, sustainability, compliance and ethics.
Scores are generated in five key categories: ethics and compliance program (35 percent), culture of ethics (20 percent), corporate citizenship and responsibility (20 percent), governance (15 percent) and leadership and reputation (10 percent).
“Today, employees, customers, investors and other stakeholders are
putting their greatest trust in companies to lead with integrity.
Companies that take the long view with a purpose-based strategy are
proven to not only outperform but last,” said Ethisphere’s Chief
The Ethisphere® Institute is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character and measure and improve culture. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies recognition program and provides a community of industry experts with the
Cheryl Leamon, U.S. Bank
Clea Nabozny, Ethisphere