Newsweek magazine has released its third annual of list of America’s Most Responsible Companies and nine Indiana-based companies made the list. The ranking of the top 500 largest public corporations focuses on environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and corporate governance.
The highest-ranking Hoosier company is Evansville-based Berry Global Group (NYSE: BERY), coming in at No. 35.
In addition to corporate responsibility data, Newsweek also surveyed 11,000 U.S. citizens about their perceptions of the companies.
“The businesses on our list are in dozens of different industries and vary widely in size. But they all share a set of values, and we are proud to recognize them,” said Nancy Cooper, Global Editor, Newsweek.
Here is the list of the nine Indiana companies:
- No. 35 Berry Global (Evansville)
- No. 77 Cummins (Columbus)
- No. 108 Franklin Electric (Fort Wayne)
- No. 207 Steel Dynamics (Fort Wayne)
- No. 230 NiSource (Merrillville)
- No. 264 Simon Property Group (Indy)
- No. 341 Allison Transmission (Indy)
- No. 415 Anthem (Indy)
- No. 418 Wabash National (Lafayette)
Plastics maker Berry Global says it leverages its global capabilities to help customers meet their sustainability goals. The company recently announced a revised goal to achieve 30% circular plastics use by 2030, surpassing its previous goal to use 10%.
“I am proud of our people who contributed to our debut on this list which includes our customers and peers,” said Berry chairman and chief executive officer Tom Salmon. “Our focus on sustainability and corporate responsibility are incorporated into our day-to-day decisions and are fundamental to who we are. This commitment drives us to be better for our customers, employees and communities.”
Click here to view the list.