Only animal health company that made the list presented by Ethisphere
Zoetis Inc has been recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2023 World’s Most Ethical Companies. According to a company release,1 this year 135 honorees were recognized, coming from 19 countries and 46 industries. Zoetis is 1 of 3 pharmaceutical companies and the only standalone animal health company featured on the list.
“We are truly honored to be recognized by Ethisphere on their prestigious World’s Most Ethical Companies list,” stated Kristin Peck, CEO of Zoetis, in the release.1 “Our culture is firmly grounded in our Core Beliefs, which guide our achievements, actions and behaviors every day. I am especially proud of our colleagues around the world, whose uncompromising commitment to integrity is at the heart of everything we do to nurture the world and humankind by advancing animal care.”
The World’s Most Ethical Companies, grounded in Ethisphere’s proprietary Ethics Quotient assessment, consists of a process with over 200 questions on culture, environmental and social practices, ethics and compliance activities, governance, diversity, and initiatives that promote a strong value chain. The process is an operating framework to capture and codify the leading practices of organizations throughout industries and worldwide. Ethisphere’s 2023 Ethics Index, the collection of publicly traded companies recognized as recipients of this year’s World’s Most Ethical Companies designation, outperformed a comparable index of large-cap companies by 13.6% points over a 5-year period.1
“At Zoetis, integrity is the foundation of how we operate, how we deliver our objectives, and how we treat our customers, colleagues and communities,” said Jeff Williams, chief compliance officer at Zoetis. “In today’s dynamic marketplace, it’s more important than ever for companies and leaders to put ethical conduct at the center of their business practices. We have done this at Zoetis, and I am thrilled to see us recognized by Ethisphere for our exceptional programs that advance business integrity.”
Zoetis named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere. News release. Zoetis. March 13, 2023. Accessed March 13, 2023.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230310005369/en