Republic Services, Inc. has been recognized for the fourth consecutive year as one of the 2020 World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.
"At Republic Services, it's our responsibility to lead by example and hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards in all that we do," said Don Slager, CEO, in a statement. "It's a tremendous honor to be recognized for the fourth year as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies, and it's a testament to our company culture, values and employees."
The 2020 list recognizes 132 companies in 21 countries and 51 industries. These corporations illustrate how companies can be the driving force for improving communities, building capable and empowered workforces and fostering corporate cultures focused on ethics and a strong sense of purpose.
"I am proud of our 36,000 employees and their continued commitment to the highest ethical standards and practices," said Catharine Ellingsen, executive vice president, chief legal officer and chief ethics and compliance officer, in a statement. "Achieving this honor is a reflection of the character of every Republic employee, acting responsibly and including ethics in the decisions they make, every day."