"It is an honor to earn the No. 1 ranking on this year’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens list"
TOLEDO, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) ranked No. 1 on Corporate Responsibility
Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens list for 2019. This is the fifth
consecutive year Owens Corning has been named to the list. In 2018, the
company ranked third.
“It is an honor to earn the No. 1 ranking on this year’s 100 Best
Corporate Citizens list,” said Owens Corning Chief Executive Officer
Brian Chambers. “Our team is committed to living our purpose, that our
people and our products make the world a better place.”
The 20th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens list recognizes the standout
global environmental, social and governance (ESG) performances of the
largest U.S.-based public companies. The companies are ranked based on a
blend of what they disclose and the fact that they disclose it.
Ava Harter, Owens Corning general counsel, added: “We are pleased to be
recognized for our ongoing commitment to transparency and high standards
as we strive to make a positive difference in the world. This list puts
us in great company. We know this recognition doesn’t mark a destination
reached, but rather that we are making tangible progress on this
Details about how Owens Corning operates, as well as its sustainability
commitments and progress, can be found in the company’s 2018
Sustainability Report, which was released earlier today.
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking is based on 134 corporate
disclosure and performance factors in seven categories: climate change,
employee relations, environment, finance, governance, human rights, and
stakeholders and society.
The list ranks companies in the Russell 1000 Index based upon research
by ISS-ESG, the responsible investment research arm of Institutional
Shareholder Services. Information for the ranking is compiled
exclusively from publicly available resources and companies do not pay
for the assessment.
Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass
composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve
acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people
live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb
appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass
composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more
durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that
deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the
world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations
in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with 20,000 employees
cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based
in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion.
Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 64
consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.
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