JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine named CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) one of the country's 100 Best Corporate Citizens, the only Class I railroad to be included on the list.
"CSX is proud to join the ranks of our nation's best corporate citizens for our ongoing commitment to corporate and social responsibility," said Michael J. Ward, CSX chairman, president, and CEO. "At all levels, transparency and accountability to our stakeholders are hallmarks of our business. We promote responsible practices that create success for our shareholders, employees and the communities we serve."
CSX will soon publish its third-annual CSR Report, which combines financial performance with sustainability achievements to give employees, customers, investors, partners and communities a holistic view of the company. In addition, as part of the company's overall responsibility efforts, CSX maintains the "Beyond Our Rails" initiative to grow and share the company's commitment to safety, community, the environment and wellness through increasing employee engagement and working with non-profit organizations.
CR Magazine's Best Corporate Citizens are selected based on an analysis of publicly available information, including websites, 10-K filings, sustainability reports, and programs such as the Carbon Disclosure Project, as well as nearly 320 data elements across seven categories, including climate change, employee relations, environment, financial, governance, human rights and philanthropy.
For more information about the Best Corporate Citizen list, visit CR Magazine.
For more information on CSX's current activities, please visit www.beyondourrails.org.
CSX Corporation, based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation's leading transportation companies, providing rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services. The company's transportation network spans approximately 21,000 miles, with service to 23 eastern states, the District of Columbia and two Canadian provinces. CSX's network connects more than 240 short line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river, and lake ports. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/OfficialCSX) and follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/CSX).
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