March 9, 2015 Coffee & Company

Starbucks Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

For the ninth year in a row, Starbucks is one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® according to the Ethisphere Institute. 

Companies are evaluated in several categories: Reputation, Leadership and Innovation; Ethics and Compliance Program; Governance; Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility; Culture of Ethics.

“This recognition is a result of our commitment to integrity and the importance we place on doing the right thing and acting ethically in all situations. We have been honored because of the diligent work of our partners around the globe who strive to uphold our culture and values every day,” said Matthew Swaya, Starbucks senior vice president, deputy general counsel and chief ethics and compliance officer.

Only 132 companies were chosen from thousands of nominations worldwide.

For more information on this story, contact the Starbucks Newsroom