COLUMBUS, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 6, 2013--
Today, Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) has been named to the Ethisphere
Institute’s list of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for a sixth
The Ethisphere Institute recognizes companies that outperform their
industry peers when it comes to ethical behavior. A record number of
companies applied to make the 2013 list.
“We’re pleased to receive this recognition from the Ethisphere
Institute,” said Mark Sifferlen, Vice President, Ethics and Compliance,
Cummins Inc. “Cummins has a long history of operating in a transparent,
ethical manner, with integrity and responsibility. These qualities are
part of our culture and they play a key in the success of our company.”
“Not only did more companies apply for the World’s Most Ethical
Companies recognition this year than any year in the past, which
demonstrates that ethical activity is an important part of many of these
companies’ business models, but we are also seeing more companies be
proactive and create new initiatives that expand ethics programs,” said
Alex Brigham, Executive Director of Ethisphere.
Companies applying to be on Ethisphere’s list must complete a lengthy
survey and the institute then reviews their ethics codes and any
litigation or regulatory infractions the companies might be involved in.
The complete list of ethical companies can be viewed at http://ethisphere.com/wme.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary
business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel
and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel
systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and
electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana,
(USA) Cummins currently employs approximately 44,000 people worldwide
and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories
through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent
distributor locations and approximately 6,500 dealer locations. Cummins
earned $1.66 billion on sales of $17.3 billion in 2012. Press releases
can be found on the Web at www.cummins.com.
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Source: Cummins Inc.
Jon Mills, Director - External Communications,