BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Whirlpool Corp. has been named one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s100 Best Corporate Citizens for the 10th consecutive year. Whirlpool ranked No. 69 on the magazine’s 13th annual list, which is regarded as the top corporate responsibility ranking based on publicly available information.
Last year, Whirlpool ranked No. 85. Its move of 16 spots can be attributed to high scores in the Corporate Governance, Employee Relations and Philanthropy categories.
“We are honored to be named one of the best corporate citizens for a decade straight,” says Jeff M. Fettig, chairman and CEO of Whirlpool Corporation. “Whirlpool Corp. strives to conduct business with integrity while continually keeping a diverse workplace as a guiding principle. It is a priority for us to improve communities—with sustainable and innovative products and operations, as well as giving back to the communities where we live and work.”
Launched in 2000, the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List is based on more than 318 data points of publicly available information in seven categories: environment, climate change, human rights, employee relations, corporate governance, philanthropy and financial performance.
Whirlpool has also recently been named to the Forbesand Reputation Institute’s Most Reputable Companies in the U.S. and Fortune’sWorld’s Most Admired Companies lists.