Cummins, which is a One of The World’s Most Ethical Companies, Powers Snohomish Area RAM Pickups
The Cummins diesel in the RAM truck is a legend. Drivers know they want the power and brute force of the iconic diesel engine. What many drivers do not know is Cummins’ superb business practices are often recognized for their ethical integrity. A diesel engine that is recognized globally for its honesty, integrity and commitment to the global community powers the RAM. Snohomish area RAM is honored to have trucks powered by Cummins, a brand listed on the Ethisphere list of 2015 World’s Most Ethical Companies™.
About the Ethisphere Honor
Ethisphere has been honoring ethical companies since 2007, and Cummins received the honor every year since 2008. The institute says it “recognizes companies that truly go beyond making statements about doing business “ethically” and translate those words into action.” The list of honorees mentions companies that establish and demand high expectations for ethical business operations. Transparency and action are essential for ethical business practices, and the honorees prove “ethical” is more than a statement, but a norm. Ethisphere said the honorees ‘shape future industry standards by introducing best practices today.”
How Does Ethisphere Declare Honorees?
The honorees on the list include 132 companies from 21 different countries and 5 continents. The honorees represent 50 different industries, from Aerospace and Defense to Transportation and Utilities. The Ethisphere Institute scores companies based on the following five factors:
- 35% Ethics and Compliance Program
- 20% Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility
- 20% Culture of Ethics
- 15% Governance
- 10% Leadership, Innovation and Reputation
What Does Cummins Have to Say?
Cummins’ Vice President of Ethics and Compliance, Mark Sifferlen said the company is “pleased to receive this recognition from the Ethisphere Institute.” Sifferlen elaborated that ethics are a part of the “culture and contribute to the success of our company.”