Company honored with title for four consecutive years.
OSHKOSH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2019--
Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a leading manufacturer of specialty
vehicles and vehicle bodies, announced today that it has been recognized
by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing
the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2019
World’s Most Ethical Companies. Oshkosh Corporation has been
recognized for four consecutive years and is one of only four honorees
in the Automotive category.
In 2019, 128 honorees were recognized spanning 21 countries and 50
industries. The thirteenth class of honorees profoundly illustrate how
companies continue to be the driving force for improving communities,
building capable and empowered workforces and fostering corporate
cultures focused on ethics and a strong sense of purpose.
“Thanks to the strong ethical commitment from our more than 15,000 team
members around the world, we are proud to have earned the title of one
of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the fourth consecutive year,”
said Wilson R. Jones, Oshkosh Corporation president and chief executive
officer. “Being honored to this prestigious list once again underscores
our unwavering focus on doing the right thing in everything that we do.”
“Today, employees, investors and stakeholders are putting their greatest
trust in companies to take leadership on societal issues. Companies that
take the long view with a purpose-based strategy are proven to not only
outperform but last,” said Ethisphere’s Chief Executive Officer, Timothy
Erblich. “I congratulate everyone at Oshkosh Corporation for earning
Methodology & Scoring
The World's Most Ethical Companies assessment is based upon the
Ethisphere Institute’s Ethics
Quotient® (EQ) framework, which offers a quantitative way
to assess a company’s performance in an objective, consistent and
standardized manner. The information collected provides a comprehensive
sampling of definitive criteria of core competencies rather than all
aspects of corporate governance, risk, sustainability, compliance and
Scores are generated in five key categories: ethics and compliance
program (35 percent), culture of ethics (20 percent), corporate
citizenship and responsibility (20 percent), governance (15 percent) and
leadership and reputation (10 percent). All companies that participate
in the assessment process receive their scores, providing them with
valuable insights into how they stack up against leading organizations.
The full list of the 2019 World's Most Ethical Companies can be found at https://worldsmostethicalcompanies.com/honorees.
Best practices and insights from the 2019 honorees will be released in a
report and webcast in March and April of this year. Sign
up to receive the report.
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.
Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical
Companies recognition program, provides a community of industry experts
with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) and showcases trends
and best practices in ethics with the publication of Ethisphere Magazine.
More information about Ethisphere can be found at: http://ethisphere.com.
About Oshkosh Corporation
Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation is more than 100 years strong and
continues to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh brings
together a unique set of integrated capabilities and diverse end markets
that, when combined with the Company’s MOVE strategy and positive
long-term outlook, illustrate why Oshkosh is a different integrated
global industrial. The Company is a leader in designing, manufacturing
and servicing a broad range of access equipment, commercial, fire &
emergency, military and specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies under the
brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™,
CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®.
Today, Oshkosh Corporation is a Fortune 500 Company with manufacturing
operations on four continents. Its products are recognized around the
world for quality, durability and innovation, and can be found in more
than 150 countries around the globe. As a different integrated global
industrial, Oshkosh is committed to making a difference for team
members, customers, shareholders, communities and the environment. For
more information, please visit www.oshkoshcorp.com.
®, ™ All brand names referred to in this news release are
trademarks of Oshkosh Corporation or its subsidiary companies.
This press release contains statements that the Company believes to be
“forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than
statements of historical fact, including, without limitation, statements
regarding the Company’s future financial position, business strategy,
targets, projected sales, costs, earnings, capital expenditures, debt
levels and cash flows, and plans and objectives of management for future
operations, are forward-looking statements. When used in this press
release, words such as “may,” “will,” “expect,” “intend,” “estimate,”
“anticipate,” “believe,” “should,” “project” or “plan” or the negative
thereof or variations thereon or similar terminology are generally
intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking
statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to
risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors, some of which are
beyond the Company’s control, which could cause actual results to differ
materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking
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