For the fifth time, Republic Services, Inc. was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies®by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. Republic Services is one of 135 companies to be recognized for best-in-class ethics, compliance and governance practices on the 2023 World’s Most Ethical Companies list.

“It’s not just what we do at Republic Services that matters, but how we do it. Our 40,000 employees live our company values every day, and I credit them for this accomplishment,” said Jon Vander Ark, president and chief executive officer. “We remain committed to being a leader in ethical business practices in everything we do.”

Republic Services’ values shape the company’s culture and are the foundation for each employee’s commitment to the highest ethical conduct. The company’s values include: Safe, Committed to Serve, Environmentally Responsible, Driven and Human-Centered.

Grounded in Ethisphere’s proprietary Ethics Quotient®, the World’s Most Ethical Companies assessment includes more than 200 questions on culture, environmental and social practices, ethics and compliance activities, governance, diversity, and initiatives that support a strong value chain. The process serves as an operating framework to capture and codify the leading practices of organizations across industries and around the globe.

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