PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate Responsibility Magazine announced the third annual Top 10 Best Corporate Citizens rankings by industry at its annual Awards Dinner last night in New York City.
Rankings were announced in the following sectors: business services; consumer items; consumer staples; energy; financial; healthcare; information technology; materials; media & entertainment and utilities. This is the third year that CR Magazine recognized companies by industry, applying the methodology from its 100 Best Corporate Citizens List. The announcements were made at the 2013 CR Magazine Awards Dinner, the culmination of the 2013 COMMIT!Forum at the New York Marriott Downtown in New York City.
"We are thrilled to pay tribute to these Top 10 forward-thinking organizations, as they truly embody the attributes that define responsible corporate citizens," said Elliot Clark, CEO of SharedXpertise, the publisher of Corporate Responsibility Magazine. "Our annual 100 Best list serves as a gold standard for companies across all industry sectors that strive to achieve the very highest level of transparency in their environmental, economic, and social values and practices."
By industry, the Best Corporate Citizens are:
- Business Services – Accenture plc
- Consumer Items – Mattel, Inc.
- Consumer Staples – Campbell Soup Co.
- Energy – Exxon Mobil
- Financials/Insurance/Real Estate – JPMorgan Chase & Co.
- Healthcare – Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
- Information Technology – International Business Machines Corp.
- Materials – E.I. DuPont De Nemours & Co.
- Media & Entertainment – Walt Disney Co.
- Utilities – Spectra Energy Corp.
CR Magazine is America's leading voice on corporate responsibility, providing case studies, analyzing best practices, and tracking trends in the five primary segments of CR: energy and the environment, risk management, governance and compliance, employee relations, and human rights.
The 10 Best Corporate Citizens by Industry full list and methodology: http://www.thecro.com/content/shining-spotlight-sectors
More information about the annual COMMIT!Forum can be accessed at www.commitforum.com.
About the COMMIT!Forum
The COMMIT!Forum, calls on people to make commitments that will change the world. How? By inspiring, educating, and engaging them in ways that prepare them to make the commitments necessary to change themselves and their organizations. The path to COMMIT, which began on April 11th at the New York Stock Exchange with the announcement of CR Magazine's 14th Annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens, culminates October 8-9 in New York City at the Forum and continues well beyond through commitments people make there. www.commitforum.com/
About CR Magazine
CR Magazine is the voice of the corporate responsibility profession covering case studies, best practices, and trends in the five primary segments of the CR profession: a) Governance, risk, compliance, b) Environmental sustainability c) Corporate social responsibility, d) Philanthropy, and e) Workforce/diversity. www.thecro.com
SOURCE Corporate Responsibility Magazine