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Wipro, Tata Power among world's most ethical companies

March 21, 2014 16:50 IST

Image: Wipro chairman Azim Premji.
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Wipro and Tata Power are among the world's most ethical companies, according to American think tank Ethisphere Institute.

Wipro and Tata Power are the only Indian entities named in the 2014 list of 'World's Most Ethical Companies' prepared by the US-based entity.

Wipro, Tata Power among world's most ethical companies

Image: Satya Nadella
Photographs: Courtesy, Microsoft

At least three global firms headed by an India-origin individuals featured in the list of 144 companies. Satya Nadella-led software giant Microsoft Corporation figures in this list.

Wipro, Tata Power among world's most ethical companies

Image: Indra Nooyi.
Photographs: Reuters

Indra Nooyi-led beverages company PepsiCo and Shantanu Narayen-led software major Adobe Systems also make it to the most ethical companies’ list.

This year's 144 companies represent 41 industries and include 21 first-time entrants. 

Wipro, Tata Power among world's most ethical companies


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All the companies were chosen on the basis of various factors including corporate citizenship and responsibility, governance, culture of ethics, reputation, leadership and innovation.

Wipro and Tata Steel had bagged a place in the world's most ethical companies list in 2013 and 2012.

Wipro, Tata Power among world's most ethical companies


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In this year's list, Google, Dell, Intel Corp, Accenture, Dun & Bradstreet, Manpower Group, Colgate-Palmolive Company and Ford Motor Company have secured a birth.

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Wipro, Tata Power among world's most ethical companies

Image: Michael Dell in San Francisco, California.
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According to Ethisphere Institute, these companies "not only promote ethical business standards and practices internally, they exceed legal compliance minimums and shape future industry standards by introducing best practices today." 

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