Doing business with honesty and integrity is at the core of how Applied Materials operates, and we are honored to be recognized once again among the most ethical, most admired and most sustainable companies in the world for our ethical and socially responsible business practices.
Today Applied was named a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company© by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. This is the sixth consecutive year Applied has received this prestigious recognition.
“Applied Materials takes pride in building a strong culture of ethics and empowering our employees to make good business decisions every day,” said Steve Adams, vice president, Litigation, Protection and Compliance at Applied Materials. “I want to thank all of our employees around the world for upholding our reputation as a trusted business and community partner.”
Applied was also named one of FORTUNE magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies and ranked #5 in the semiconductor industry. Applied has consistently placed on the list since 1998 and regularly ranks among the top in its industry.
And Corporate Knights included Applied on its Global 100 index of the most sustainable companies for the second year in a row, for outstanding sustainability performance in its industry. Applied ranked No. 94 out of about 4,000 companies with market values of at least $2 billion, and is the top scoring company in the industry sector on carbon and water productivity.
From the health and well-being of our employees and their communities, to our sustainable business practices and corporate governance, every aspect of our business supports the goal of building a better future for all.
For additional information on Applied’s commitment to corporate responsibility, visit our corporate responsibility page or read our citizenship report.
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