Spartanburg, SC, March 6, 2013 -- Milliken & Company said it has been named to the 2013 World’s Most Ethical Companies list by the Ethisphere Institute for the seventh consecutive year.
The ranking is a recognition for companies that outperform industry peers when it comes to ethical behavior. The 2013 list is the largest list since the award’s inception in 2007.
Through in-depth research and a multi-step analysis, Ethisphere reviewed nominations from companies in more than 100 countries and 36 industries. The methodology includes reviewing codes of ethics, litigation and regulatory infraction histories; evaluating the investment in innovation and sustainable business practices; looking at activities designed to improve corporate citizenship; and studying nominations from senior executives, industry peers, suppliers and customers.