Granite Construction has been recognised by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the ninth year in a row. Ethisphere honours companies that integrate integrity into their ecosystems
The company is one of two honourees in the Construction & Building Materials Industry, highlighting their commitment to leading with this principle.
James H. Roberts Granite’s president and CEO, said: “We are extremely proud to be named as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the ninth year in a row. Our Code of Conduct and strong Core Values have guided our Company to uphold the highest ethical standards for more than nine decades. It is that commitment, lived daily by our people, that allows us to successfully build the infrastructure of the future.”
Richard A. Watts, senior vice president, general counsel, corporate compliance officer and secretary, said: “Recognition by Ethisphere for the ninth consecutive year is a tremendous honor and a testament to our employees who continually strive to do the right thing. It is our dedication to ethical and responsible conduct that allows us to fulfil our day-to-day obligations while also allowing us to maintain the trust and confidence of all our stakeholders.”
Timothy Erblich, Ethisphere’s CEO, said: While the discourse around the world changed profoundly in 2017, a stronger voice emerged. Global corporations operating with a common rule of law are now society’s strongest force to improve the human condition. This year we saw companies increasingly finding their voice. I congratulate everyone at Granite for being recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies.”
135 honourees were recognised this year across 23 countries and 57 industries.