BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Whirlpool Corp., the parent company of Maytag Commercial Laundry, has been recognized as a 2013 Top 50 Best Corporate Citizen by CR magazine, and one of the world’s Most Reputable Companies by Forbes magazine and the Reputation Institute.
The company made the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list for the 11th consecutive year and the Most Reputable Companies list for the sixth straight year.
Considered the top corporate responsibility ranking based on publicly available information, CR magazine’s Best Corporate Citizens List ranks Whirlpool at No. 42. The company climbed 27 spots this year, with its highest scores coming in the corporate governance, environment, and climate change categories.
Whirlpool also ranked No. 43 on the Most Reputable Companies list with a score of 70.03 on the Reputation Institute’s RepTrack™ Pulse, the world’s largest study of corporate reputation.
“Whirlpool Corp. has long been known for its unique sense of responsibility in the way it operates,” says Jeff M. Fettig, chairman and CEO. “Being once again recognized by some of the most respected organizations in the world for this commitment speaks to the dedication of our employees and the work they do. We are proud of these achievements and will strive to continue conducting our business with integrity and purpose.”