Gallagher Named One Of The 2018 World's Most Ethical Companies By The Ethisphere Institute--For The Seventh Consecutive Year
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ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Feb. 19: Gallagher is honored to have once again been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2018 World's Most Ethical Companies.
Gallagher has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies every year since 2012 and is the only insurance broker to have received this honor, underscoring the company's ongoing commitment to leading with integrity and prioritizing ethical business practices.
In 2018, 135 honorees were recognized, spanning 23 countries and 57 industries. The twelfth class of honorees had record levels of involvement with their stakeholders and their communities around the world. Measuring and improving culture, leading authentically and committing to transparency, diversity and inclusion were all priorities for honorees.
"From our company's inception in 1927, Gallagher has always been committed to maintaining the highest standards of moral and ethical behavior," said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO. "Operating with integrity is a critical component of the Gallagher culture and we are truly honored to again be recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies in 2018."
"We view the World's Most Ethical Companies award as a great recognition for our company. More importantly, we value Ethisphere's research into highly ethical operations and we use that information to drive our ongoing improvement efforts," added Thomas J. Tropp, Corporate Vice President - Ethics and Sustainability for Gallagher.
"While the discourse around the world changed profoundly in 2017, a stronger voice emerged. Global corporations operating with a common rule of law are now society's strongest force to improve the human condition. This year we saw companies increasingly finding their voice. The World's Most Ethical Companies in particular continued to show exemplary leadership," explained Ethisphere's CEO, Timothy Erblich. "I congratulate everyone at Gallagher for being recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies."