Performance Hormel named to 100 best Corporate Citizens List

by Editor fleischwirtschaft.com
Friday, May 17, 2019
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List ranks the Russell 1000 Index and research is conducted by ISS-ESG, the responsible investment research arm of Institutional Shareholder Services.
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The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List ranks the Russell 1000 Index and research is conducted by ISS-ESG, the responsible investment research arm of Institutional Shareholder Services.

Corporate Responsibility Magazine has named Hormel Foods Corporation to its 20th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, recognizing outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance amongst the 1,000 largest US public companies.

“We are extremely proud of our journey to make the world a better place and are proud to be recognized for the 11th consecutive year as an outstanding corporate citizen,” said Jim Snee, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of Hormel Foods. “This is the 10th time our company has been ranked on the top half of the list.”

Hormel Foods was ranked No. 37 on the list, which was based on 134 updated corporate disclosure and performance factors in seven categories: climate change, employee relations, environment, finance, governance, human rights and stakeholders and society.

The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List ranks the Russell 1000 Index and research is conducted by ISS-ESG, the responsible investment research arm of Institutional Shareholder Services. There is no fee for companies to be assessed. To compile this ranking, information is obtained from publicly available resources only, rather than questionnaires or company submissions. Companies also have the option to verify data collected for the ranking at no cost.

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