The 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies® Honoree List

In 2021, 135 companies are recognized for their unwavering commitment to business integrity. 

The honorees span 22 countries and 47 industries and includes 9 first-time honorees and six companies that have been named to the list every year since it’s inception.

Number of employees

Industrial Manufacturing
90,000
United States

NYSE: MMM

Consulting Services
514,000
Ireland

NYSE: ACN

Food, Beverage & Agriculture
38,000
United States

NYSE: ADM

Engineering Services
47,000
United States

NYSE: ACM

Automotive
160,000
Ireland

NYSE: APTV

Telecomm
247,802
United States

NYSE: T

Health & Beauty
40,000
United Kingdom

NYSE: NTCO B3: NTCO3

Healthcare Providers
23,000
United States
Retail
125,000
United States

NYSE: BBY

Banks
43,360
Canada

TSX:BMO NYSE: BMO

Consulting Services
27,500
United States

NYSE: BAH

Consulting Services
270,000
France

EURONEXT: CAP

Real Estate
100,000
United States

NYSE: CBRE

Food, Beverage & Agriculture
17,979
Thailand
Healthcare Providers
67,500
United States
Consumer Products
34,000
United States

NYSE: CL

Automotive
25,000
United States

NYSE: CPS

Automotive
57,800
United States

NYSE: CMI

Technology
165,000
United States

NYSE: DELL

Industrial Manufacturing
92,000
Ireland

NYSE: ETN

Chemicals
44,000
United States

NYSE: ECL

Medical Devices
15,000
United States

NYSE: EW

Pharmaceuticals
34,958
United States

NYSE: LLY

Banks
19,872
United States

NASDAQ: FITB

Insurance Brokers
32,401
United States

NYSE: AJG

Automotive
155,000
United States

NYSE: GM

Consulting Services
90,000
United States

NYSE: G

Food, Beverage & Agriculture
135,000
Mexico

BMV: BIMBOA

Apparel
63,000
United States

NYSE: HBI

Healthcare Providers
280,000
United States

NYSE: HCA

Health Insurance
24,000
United States
Healthcare Products
19,000
United States

NASDAQ: HSIC

Technology
60,000
United States

NYSE: HPE

Industrial Manufacturing
103,000
United States

NYSE: HON

Technology
51,000
United States

NYSE: HPQ

Electronics & Components
19,100
United States

NYSE: HUBB

Energy & Utilities
34,306
Spain

BMAD: IBE

Software & Services
243,000
India
Semiconductors
110,000
United States

NASDAQ: INTC

Information Technology Services
352,600
United States

NYSE: IBM

Forestry, Paper & Packaging
48,000
United States

NYSE: IP

Real Estate
91,000
United States

NYSE: JLL

Industrial Manufacturing
69,600
United States

NYSE: DE

Industrial Manufacturing
100,000
Ireland

NYSE: JCI

Integrated Healthcare System
217,126
United States
Health & Beauty
33,603
Japan

TYO: 4452

Food, Beverage & Agriculture
34,000
United States

NYSE: K

Consumer Products
46,000
United States

NYSE: KMB

Retail
122,000
United States

NYSE: KSS

Health & Beauty
88,000
France

EURONEXT Paris: OR

Information Technology Services
38,000
United States

NYSE: LDOS

Chemicals
80,000
United Kingdom

XETRA: LIN NYSE: LIN

Technology
16,000
United States

NYSE: LNKD

Pharmaceuticals
13,856
Switzerland

SWX Exchange: LONN

Staffing & Outsourcing Services
25,000
United States

NYSE: MAN

Payment Services
18,600
United States

NYSE: MA

Technology
166,475
United States

NASDAQ: MSFT

Energy & Utilities
23,069
United Kingdom

NYSE: NGG

Energy & Utilities
14,800
United States

NYSE: NEE

Telecomm
98,000
Finland

NYSE: NOK NASDAQ Helsinki: NOKIA

Healthcare Providers
75,000
United States
Semiconductors
34,000
United States

NASDAQ: ON

Industrial Manufacturing
14,000
United States

NYSE: OSK

Telecomm
21,305
Greece
Construction & Building Materials
20,000
United States

NYSE: OC

Engineering Services
16,000
United States

NYSE: PSN

Staffing & Outsourcing Services
15,000
United States

NASDAQ: PAYX

Food, Beverage & Agriculture
283,000
United States

NASDAQ: PEP

Financial Services
17,350
United States

NASDAQ: PFG

Financial Services
51,000
United States

NYSE: PRU

Diversified Machinery
23,500
United States

NYSE: ROK

Leisure & Recreation
85,000
United States

NYSE: RCL

Software & Services
50,000
United States

NYSE: CRM

Diversified Machinery
135,000
France

CAC40: SU

Conglomerate
111,700
Japan

NYSE: SNE

Retail
300,000
United States
Metals, Minerals & Mining
32,364
India

NSE: TATASTEEL

Electronics & Components
80,000
Switzerland

NYSE: TEL

Property & Casualty Insurance
42,160
United States

NYSE: ALL

Industrial Manufacturing
17,000
United States

NYSE: TKR

Financial Services
16,600
United States
Banks
74,000
United States

NYSE: USB

Healthcare Providers
28,000
United States
Integrated Healthcare System
90,000
United States
Apparel
50,000
United States

NYSE: VFC

Payment Services
20,500
United States

NYSE: V

Environmental Services
50,000
United States

NYSE: WM

Technology
65,000
United States

NASDAQ: WDC

Information Technology Services
180,000
India

NYSE: WIT