6 Asian firms named in World’s Most Ethical Companies list

The companies are recognised for their business integrity and corporate citizenship after being named in the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies list.
By: | February 27, 2020

Six companies from Asia are named in the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies which is recognised by Ethisphere, a company that defines and measures corporate ethical standards.

A total of 132 companies from 21 countries and 51 industries are included in the annual list which recognises businesses for their commitment and standard in business integrity and corporate citizenship.

Companies are evaluated based on more than 200 questions on culture, environmental and social practices, ethics and compliance activities, governance, diversity and initiatives to support a strong value chain.

Representing Asia are The Conor Group from Hong Kong, Tata Steel and Wipro from India, Kao and Sony Corporation from Japan as well as DTGO Corporation from Thailand.

Kenichiro Yoshida, President and CEO, Sony Corporation said, “We are extremely honored to be named as one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies. Operating with integrity and sincerity is one of the important values that forms the identity of Sony.

“Sony will continue its company wide efforts to generate sustainable social value from a long-term perspective with thorough compliance initiatives.”

V. Narendran, CEO & MD, Tata Steel, said: “We are honoured to be once again recognised as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. This recognition encourages us to stay committed to the values and operating principles as practised by the visionary Founder leaders of the Tata Group.

“The Tata name evokes a sense of Trust, Credibility, and Integrity amongst stakeholders in India and overseas. It is a privilege to be part of the legacy and to build on this equity which has been earned so assiduously through our ethical conduct through the years.”