Forbes, an American business publication, ranked Siemens as No.1 among The World’s Top Regarded Companies 2017, announced for the first time this year. Forbes partnered with Statista, a global market research firm, to evaluate companies on trustworthiness/honesty, social conduct, the company as an employer and the performance of the company’s product or service. Following Siemens, Michelin Group came second, with Google parent company Alphabet third. The list is based on the Global 2000 list, for which Forbes assesses companies annually on sales, profits, assets and market value. (See full list of The World’s Top Regarded Companies 2017 here
Siemens also emerged among the top performing companies in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) assessment for the 18th consecutive time since 1999, particularly ranking top in the economic and environmental dimension. Siemens was also selected as best of industry in the following seven categories: Risk and Crisis Management; Impact Measurement and Valuation; Climate Strategy; Operational Eco-efficiency; Product Stewardship; Human Capital Development; and Labor Practice Indicators. The DJSI is a sustainability index based on the overall assessment of companies’ economic, environmental and social performance, announced by S&P Dow Jones Indices, a global leader in providing indices to financial markets, and RobecoSAM, an international investment company based in Switzerland.