HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Hartford has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for the 12th time, as designated by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.
“The Hartford is proud to be recognized again for our industry-leading ethics and governance practices,” said The Hartford’s Chairman and CEO Christopher Swift. “Receiving this designation is a testament to the integrity and character of all The Hartford’s employees. Together, we commit to doing the right thing every day for our customers, partners, communities and shareholders.”
The Hartford’s culture of integrity is driven by a strong ethics, governance and compliance programs, focusing on leadership accountability and ongoing education for employees. During the company’s annual Ethics and Compliance week, and throughout the year, employees receive in-depth training on appropriate business conduct and behaviors, highlighting the importance of operating with integrity.
“Congratulations to everyone at The Hartford for earning this recognition,” said Ethisphere’s Chief Executive Officer, Timothy Erblich. “This is a moment to acknowledge the leaders working to advance corporate cultures defined by integrity and affirm those companies contributing to broader societal imperatives and the greater good.”
For more than 10 years, Ethisphere has recognized organizations that continue to elevate the standards for ethical leadership and corporate behavior. In 2020, 130 honorees were recognized spanning 21 countries and 51 industries. Companies are scored in five key categories: ethics and compliance program, culture of ethics, corporate citizenship and responsibility, governance and leadership and reputation.
For more about The Hartford’s commitment to Corporate Sustainability, visit https://www.thehartford.com/about-us/corporate-sustainability.
About The Hartford
The Hartford is a leader in property and casualty insurance, group benefits and mutual funds. With more than 200 years of expertise, The Hartford is widely recognized for its service excellence, sustainability practices, trust and integrity. More information on the company and its financial performance is available at https://www.thehartford.com. Follow us on Twitter at @TheHartford_PR.
The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., (NYSE: HIG) operates through its subsidiaries under the brand name, The Hartford, and is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut. For additional details, please read The Hartford’s legal notice.
About the Ethisphere Institute
The Ethisphere® Institute is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character and measure and improve culture. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies recognition program and provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA). More information about Ethisphere can be found at: https://ethisphere.com.
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