FPL makes ’world’s most ethical companies’ list
By staff report
JUNO BEACH — FPL Group Inc. was named one of the "World’s Most Ethical Companies" by Ethisphere Magazine for the third time.
According to Ethisphere, the list recognizes organizations that promote ethical business standards and practices by going beyond legal minimums, introducing innovative ideas benefiting the public and forcing their competitors to follow suit.
Of the 99 firms named to the list this year, only four were from the U.S. energy and utility sector. FPL Group made the list in 2008 and 2007 — one of only 44 companies worldwide to be recognized by Ethisphere three years in a row.
The research-based 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. Ethisphere Magazine, which publishes the World’s Most Ethical Companies Ranking, is the quarterly publication of the Institute.