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Five Minnesota companies make ‘Most Ethical’ list

Ecolab, Target, Best Buy and General Mills are among the 99 companies on this year’s Ethisphere.com “World’s Most Ethical Companies” list.

The factors that go into shaping the list include the company’s legal and regulatory track record, corporate responsibility and whether they produce innovations that contribute to the public’s well being.

Why is the list important? The website says ethical companies, specifically those that have made its lists during the past five years, have outperformed the S&P 500 during that same period.

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Comments (3)

  1. Submitted by D Lorr on 04/14/2009 - 11:33 am.

    Did I miss it? What is the 5th MN Company on the list?

    In the post, only 4 MN Companies are mentioned:
    1) Ecolab
    2) Target
    3) Best Buy
    4) General Mills

    Thanks.

  2. Submitted by Peggy Huss on 04/14/2009 - 12:09 pm.

    Honeywell

  3. Submitted by Phyllis Roden on 04/15/2009 - 09:05 am.

    Target…the company this just shipped 5 or 6 payroll jobs to India.

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