AECOM named one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" for third-consecutive year
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AECOM Technology Corporation (NYS: ACM) , a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced today that it has once again been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 2013 by the Ethisphere Institute.
The World's Most Ethical Company designation is awarded to companies that demonstrate leadership in ethical behavior by embracing ethical business practices that raise the standard for industry peers. This is the third year in a row that Ethisphere has named AECOM as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies, a designation that recognizes the company's commitment to compliance practices, corporate social responsibility and ethical leadership.
"Making the World's Most Ethical Companies list for the third-straight year reflects the commitment of our employees around the world to foster a values-based culture with unwavering dedication to integrity in everything that we do," said John M. Dionisio, AECOM chairman and chief executive officer.
"Whether in serving our clients, where we deliver innovative and sustainable solutions; providing our employees with the highest standards for compliance and anti-corruption practices; or in supporting communities through our corporate social responsibility programs, we will continue to strive to be an industry leader in ethical standards," Dionisio added.
Ethisphere is a research-based institute dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability. This year — the seventh year Ethisphere has published the World's Most Ethical Companies list — a record number of nominations and applications were reviewed from companies in more than 100 countries and 36 industries. For 2013, 140 companies were named to the list.
For more information about the 2013 World's Most Ethical Companies methodology and list, visit http://m1.ethisphere.com/wme2013/index.html.
AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 140 countries and had revenue of $8.2 billion during the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2012. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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