John Deere is recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies


Deere & Company has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies according to the Ethisphere Institute, which today announced its annual ranking of companies with highly ethical business practices.

The Ethisphere Institute has recognized Deere as one of the world’s most ethical businesses 13 times since first starting its annual ranking over 10 years ago. This year, 130 honorees were recognized spanning 21 countries and 51 industries.

John C. May. Courtesy of

said John May, chief executive officer at Deere & Company:

“Integrity is a core value at John Deere and has been critical to our company’s long history of success. We remain committed to upholding the highest ethical standards and maintaining our reputation for doing business the right way.”

The Ethisphere Institute assesses company performance across five categories:

  • Ethics and compliance
  • Culture of ethics
  • Corporate citizenship and responsibility
  • Governance
  • Leadership and reputation

Timothy Erblich, Ethisphere’s chief executive officer said:

“This is a moment to acknowledge the leaders working to advance corporate cultures defined by integrity and affirm those companies contributing to broader societal imperatives and the greater good,”

Deere & Company is a world leader in providing advanced products and services and is committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land – those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich and build upon the land to meet the world’s dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter, and infrastructure.

Source: John Deere


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