World’s Most Ethical Companies:
Value Beyond Recognition

2022 WORLD’S MOST ETHICAL COMPANIES APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

World’s Most Ethical Companies:
Value Beyond Recognition

Strong Ethics is Good Business

There are a range of benefits to applying for the World’s Most Ethical Companies recognition.

It’s Great for Business

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

It’s a Valuable Process

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

The Benefits Continue

You receive follow-up insights into your program and how it compares with honoree practices.

Recognition Has Its Rewards

Employees, consumers, investors and others value companies that are committed to ethical business practices.

Five-Year Ethics Premium: 7.1%

According to Ethisphere’s Ethics Index, the listed 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies honorees outperformed a comparable index of large cap companies by 7.1 percentage points from January 2016 to January 2021.

Ethics Quotient (EQ) Survey

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.

Five-Year Ethics Premium: 7.1%

According to Ethisphere’s Ethics Index, the listed 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies honorees outperformed a comparable index of large cap companies by 7.1 percentage points from January 2016 to January 2021.

Ethics Quotient (EQ) Survey

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.