dnb 200D&B (NYSE:DNB) has been named by The Ethisphere Institute as one of 2014’s World’s Most Ethical Companies, marking the sixth consecutive year D&B has been honored with this award.

Recognizing organizations that continue to raise the bar on ethical leadership and corporate behavior, D&B is recognized as one of 145 companies, each earning its place by maintaining a culture of integrity and ethics, while being a leader in its respective industry.

“We are truly honored to be selected alongside such an elite group of companies for six consecutive years,” said Bob Carrigan, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, D&B. “This recognition speaks to the commitment among all D&B employees to serve customers, partners, investors and communities with the highest standards of integrity, while meeting our business obligations.”

In accepting the award, D&B Chief Compliance Officer, Louis Sapirman commented on the Company’s commitment to high standards, integrity and ethical conduct by saying, “At D&B the day-to-day actions of each of our team members is aimed at always doing the right thing. D&B’s leadership has developed and continues to support an environment with integrity and business ethics as its foundation.”

The Ethisphere Institute is a leading international think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability. First published in 2007, the World’s Most Ethical Companies listing has become more competitive with each passing year.

The methodology for the WME ranking includes reviewing codes of ethics, litigation and regulatory infraction histories; evaluating the investment in innovation and sustainable business practices; looking at activities designed to improve corporate citizenship; and studying nominations from senior executives, industry peers, suppliers and customers. Read about the methodology and view the list of the 2014 World’s Most Ethical Companies at www.ethisphere.com.

Source:  D&B Press Release