International Business Machines has been named a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock by Dividend Channel, signifying a stock with above-average ''DividendRank'' statistics including a strong 4.2% yield, as well as being recognized by prominent asset managers as being a socially responsible investment, through analysis of social and environmental criteria.
Whirlpool Corporation has once again earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s (HRC) annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI), designating the company as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.” The CEI is a national survey that reports on how companies are advancing corporate policies and practices that promote equality for employees who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ). For the past 17 years, Whirlpool Corporation has achieved a perfect 100 on the CEI, marking nearly two decades of commitment to inclusion in the workplace.
With the release of FORTUNE Magazine’s annual list of World’s Most Admired Companies, Whirlpool Corporation marks a full decade of consecutive recognition. The prestigious list ranks the most reputable companies around the world based on an assessment by peers within their respective industries. This year, Whirlpool Corporation is recognized as number three in the Home Equipment, Furnishings category.
Goodyear has been recognized as one of Ohio's top-ranked companies for LGBTQ Equality in the recently released 2020 Corporate Equity Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) at the World Economic Forum. The index, included as part of HRC's annual report, assesses corporate LGBTQ inclusion policies and practices and an organization's commitment to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace.
“That’s the way we’ve always done it” is known as one of the most harmful phrases in business, as it keeps companies from exploring new ideas that could lead to innovation. However, the life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada, defies this mindset by continually looking for new ways to improve the sustainability of its operations.
Newsweek has joined the ranks – pun definitely intended – in grading companies based not only on profits but their commitment to doing good. Newsweek partnered with global data research firm, Statista Inc., to publish their inaugural list of America’s Most Responsible Companies for 2020.