Award recognizes exceptional culture of compliance and ethical leadership
The Hartford has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for the 14th time, as designated by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.
“We are honored to once again be recognized for our industry-leading, uncompromising commitment to ethical business conduct,” said The Hartford’s Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer Charlene Ridgeway. “The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation is a testament to our employees’ integrity and adherence to our core values. Every day, we dedicate ourselves to upholding the highest standards of ethics and compliance for our customers, partners, communities and shareholders,” Ridgeway said.
The Hartford’s culture of integrity is driven by strong ethics, governance and compliance programs, focusing on leadership accountability and ongoing education for employees. During the company’s annual Ethics and Compliance week, and throughout the year, employees receive in-depth training on appropriate business conduct and behaviors, highlighting the importance of operating with integrity.
“Ethics matters. Organizations that commit to business integrity through robust programs and practices not only elevate standards and expectations for all, but also have better long-term performance,” said Ethisphere CEO, Erica Salmon Byrne. “We continue to be inspired by the World’s Most Ethical Companies honorees and their dedication to making real impact for their stakeholders and displaying exemplary values-based leadership. Congratulations to The Hartford for earning a place in the World’s Most Ethical Companies community.”
Ethisphere recognizes organizations that continue to elevate the standards for ethical leadership and corporate behavior. In 2023, 135 honorees were recognized spanning 19 countries and 48 industries.
The World’s Most Ethical Companies evaluation process covers five key categories: culture, environmental and social practices, ethics and compliance activities, governance, diversity, and initiatives to support a strong value chain.
For more about The Hartford’s commitment to Corporate Sustainability, visit https://www.thehartford.com/about-us/corporate-sustainability.
About The Hartford
The Hartford is a leader in property and casualty insurance, group benefits and mutual funds. With more than 200 years of expertise, The Hartford is widely recognized for its service excellence, sustainability practices, trust and integrity. More information on the company and its financial performance is available at https://www.thehartford.com.
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