Fluor Named as One of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute
Recognized six straight years for demonstrated leadership in ethical business practices
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fluor Corporation (FLR) announced today that for the sixth straight year the company has been recognized as one of the Worlds Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. The most ethical companies list is announced annually by the Ethisphere Institute, a leading international think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability.
Fluor is honored to again be recognized as one of the Worlds Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, said David Seaton, Fluors chairman and CEO. This year, as we celebrate Fluors centennial anniversary, we reflect on how our commitment to conducting business ethically in an open and transparent manner has been the foundation to our success for the past 100 years.
The methodology for the Worlds Most Ethical Companies includes reviewing codes of ethics, litigation and regulatory infraction histories; evaluating the investment in innovation and sustainable business practices; examining activities designed to improve corporate citizenship; and studying nominations from senior executives, industry peers, suppliers and customers.
Each year the competition for Worlds Most Ethical Companies intensifies as the number of nominations submitted for consideration grows, said Alex Brigham, executive director of Ethisphere. This years winners know that a strong ethics program is a key component to a successful business model, and they continue to scrutinize their ethical standards to keep up with an ever-changing regulatory environment.
To announce this years recipients, Ethisphere analyzed nominations from companies in more than 100 countries across 36 industries. For more information, go to http://www.ethisphere.com/wme.
About Fluor Corporation
Fluor Corporation designs, builds and maintains many of the world's most challenging and complex projects. Founded in 1912, John Simon Fluor Sr. started the company with a modest investment of $100. Since those humble beginnings, the company has grown into one of the largest engineering & construction companies in the world. Fluor is celebrating its 100th anniversary during 2012.
Today, through its global network of offices on six continents, the company provides comprehensive capabilities and world-class expertise in engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor is a FORTUNE 200 company and had revenue of $23.4 billion in 2011. For more information, visit www.fluor100.com and www.fluor.com.
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Source: Fluor CorporationCopyright Business Wire 2012