Iberdrola has been included for the ninth consecutive year in the list of most ethical companies in the world produced by the Ethisphere Institute, Leader in the definition of international standards in corporate ethics. Iberdrola continues to be the only Spanish company present in this classification and is one of the ten companies included in the Energy and Utilities category, which also includes its subsidiary in the United States, AVANGRID.
The Ethisphere Institute began to prepare this index in 2007, with the aim of granting recognition to those companies that stand out for their ethical practices, promote the highest international standards in terms of Compliance and show high levels of participation with their stakeholders. commitment to transparency, diversity and inclusion.
To prepare the 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies ranking, the Ethisphere Institute has to consider five criteria: corporate governance, leadership and reputation, compliance system, ethical culture, and social and environmental impact.
In this new edition of 2022, a total of 136 companies, from 22 countries and 45 productive sectors, have been recognized and included in the list. This classification is also a key tool for investors, who take ESG (environment, society and governance) criteria into account in their decisions.