Third Consecutive Year Juniper Recognized for Demonstrated Leadership in Ethical Business Practices
SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 6, 2013) - Juniper Networks (NASDAQ:JNPR, news, filings), the industry leader in network innovation, has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the third consecutive year by Ethisphere Institute, a leading international think-tank.
- Out of a record number of nominations and applications in 2013 for the award, Juniper Networks was selected as an organization that outperforms industry peers when it comes to promoting ethical business standards.
- The World's Most Ethical Companies have incorporated ethics into business practices whether domestic or international, and have been able to embrace the correlation between ethical behavior and improved financial performance.
- Through in-depth research and a multi-step analysis, Ethisphere reviewed nominations from companies in more than 100 countries and 36 industries. The methodology for the World's Most Ethical Companies 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.
- This is the seventh year Ethisphere has published the World's Most Ethical Companies rankings. Read about the methodology and view the complete list of the 2013 World's Most Ethical Companies at http://ethisphere.com/wme.
"Ethisphere's annual list of the World's Most Ethical Companies recognizes companies that truly go beyond making statements about doing business ethically by translating those words into actions. Juniper Networks' inclusion on our list for three consecutive years demonstrates the company's sustained ethical leadership and dedication to integrity within its industry."
Alex Brigham, executive director, Ethisphere Institute
"We are honored to be recognized as one of the Ethisphere Institute's World's Most Ethical companies for the third year in a row. Ethisphere's evaluation processes and designations are highly meaningful in a time in which how companies do what they do is as important as what they do. Juniper's business of building the best networks for our customers depends upon us having a culture of executional excellence and consistently operating with the highest of ethical standards across our entire organization. We are proud that our employees embody these values, and we are thrilled to have such recognition of these values by Ethisphere."
Mitchell Gaynor, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, Juniper Networks
About Ethisphere Institute
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 globally recognized World's Most Ethical Companies Ranking™, is the quarterly publication of the Institute. Ethisphere provides the only third-party verifications of compliance programs and ethical cultures that include: Ethics Inside® Certification, Compliance Leader Verification™ and Anti-Corruption Program Verification. More information on the Ethisphere Institute, including ranking projects and membership, can be found at http://www.ethisphere.com.
About Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks is in the business of network innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. Additional information can be found at Juniper Networks (www.juniper.net) or connect with Juniper on Twitter and Facebook.
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