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|Ingredion Named One of the 2018 World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute for the Fifth Consecutive Year|
WESTCHESTER, Ill., February 12, 2018 -- Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE:INGR), a leading global providerof ingredient solutions to diversified industries,today announced that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2018 World's Most Ethical Companies.
Ingredion has been recognized since 2014 and is one of only six honorees in the food, beverage and agriculture industry, underscoring their commitment to leading with integrity and prioritizing ethical business practices.
In 2018, 135 honorees were recognized, spanning 23 countries and 57 industries. The twelfth class of honorees had record levels of involvement with their stakeholders and their communities around the world. Measuring and improving culture, leading authentically and committing to transparency, diversity and inclusion were all priorities for honorees.
"We are committed to operating with integrity and maintaining the highest ethical standards wherever we do business as we strive to become the Company of choice for our many stakeholders. We are proud to have sustained our position among the World's Most Ethical Companies for five consecutive years. It is an honor to be recognized for our values-based leadership and ethical business practices," said Jim Zallie, Ingredion CEO.
"While the discourse around the world changed profoundly in 2017, a stronger voice emerged. Global corporations operating with a common rule of law are now society's strongest force to improve the human condition. This year we saw companies increasingly finding their voice. The World's Most Ethical Companies in particular continued to show exemplary leadership," explained Ethisphere's CEO, Timothy Erblich. "I congratulate everyone at Ingredion for being recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies."
Ethics & Performance
Methodology & Scoring
Scores are generated in five key categories: ethics and compliance program (35 percent), corporate citizenship and responsibility (20 percent), culture of ethics (20 percent), governance (15 percent) and leadership, innovation and reputation (10 percent). All companies that participate in the assessment process receive their scores, providing them with valuable insights into how they stack up against leading organizations.
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