Rockwell Automation Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies for The 12th Time

Ethisphere has named Rockwell Automation as a 2020 World’s Most Ethical Company

Rockwell Automation, a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation, has been recognized as one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, a renowned voice in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. The recognition honors companies that exemplify purpose-based strategy and are committed to making positive changes throughout their international communities.

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Rockwell Automation has been recognized twelve times with this honor and is the only honoree in the Diversified Machinery industry category. In 2020, 132 honorees were recognized spanning 21 countries and 51 industries.

“We are proud of this recognition by Ethisphere, which once again highlights our commitment to ethics and integrity,” said Blake Moret, Chairman and CEO of Rockwell Automation. “We place a high value on integrity in every business decision we make, and that fosters an environment where all employees can and want to do their best work. Our culture of integrity is the foundation of our success and helps us deliver long-term value to our customers, shareowners, and employees.”

“Congratulations to Rockwell Automation for earning this recognition,” said Ethisphere’s Chief Executive Officer, Timothy Erblich. “This honor acknowledges the purpose-driven leaders and employees at Rockwell Automation, who are working to advance corporate cultures defined by integrity and affirm those companies contributing to broader societal imperatives and the greater good.”

Methodology & Scoring

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. Best practices and insights from the 2020 honorees will be released in a report and webcast in March and April of this year.

All companies that participate in the assessment process receive an Analytical Scorecard providing them a holistic assessment of where their programs stand against the demanding standards of leading companies.

Honorees

The full list of the 2020 World's Most Ethical Companies can be found here.

About the Ethisphere Institute

The Ethisphere® Institute is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character and measure and improve culture. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies recognition program and provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA). More information about Ethisphere can be found at https://ethisphere.com.

About Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Rockwell Automation employs approximately 23,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.

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