Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, has named Kellogg Co. to its 2023 list of the World's Most Ethical Companies.
Kellogg has been recognized 15 times since Ethisphere began the rankings in 2007. Kellogg is one of only seven honorees in the Food, Beverage and Agriculture category. In 2023, 135 honorees were recognized spanning 19 countries and 46 industries.
"At Kellogg, we work diligently to fulfill our purpose of creating better days and a place at the table for everyone through our trusted food brands," said Kellogg Co. chairman and CEO Steve Cahillane. "Ensuring that we are a company that operates with both transparency and integrity, is not just a value, but integral to who we are here at Kellogg Co. We are proud to celebrate 15 years among the World's Most Ethical Companies."
"We're honored that Ethisphere has once again named Kellogg Co. among the World's Most Ethical Companies," said Gary Pilnick, vice chairman. "Our company has a legacy of doing what's right, and as we grow, our commitment to integrity and progress won't waiver."
"Ethics matters,” said Ethisphere CEO, Erica Salmon Byrne. “Organizations that commit to business integrity through robust programs and practices not only elevate standards and expectations for all, but also have better long-term performance. We continue to be inspired by the World's Most Ethical Companies honorees and their dedication to making real impact for their stakeholders and displaying exemplary values-based leadership. Congratulations to Kellogg Co. for earning a place in the World's Most Ethical Companies community."
Grounded in Ethisphere's proprietary Ethics Quotient, the World's Most Ethical Companies assessment process includes more than 200 questions on culture, environmental and social practices, ethics and compliance activities, governance, diversity, and initiatives to support a strong value chain. The process serves as an operating framework to capture and codify the leading practices of organizations across industries and around the globe.
Check out the full list of the 2023 World's Most Ethical Companies