Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has been recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of 2016’s World's Most Admired Companies. This is the second consecutive year that Ecolab has been named to the World’s Most Admired Companies list.
The recognition measures corporate reputation based on nine key attributes from financial soundness to innovation. Within the chemicals industry, Ecolab ranked third overall and first for social responsibility, quality of management and long-term investment value.
The World's Most Admired Companies list is based on responses from thousands of survey participants, including executives, directors and analysts, who rate companies in their industries on nine criteria. The 2016 survey included a total of 652 companies from 30 countries. A company's score must rank in the top half of its industry survey to be listed as a World's Most Admired Company.
The full list of the 2016 World's Most Admired Companies is available online
and will be featured in Fortune Magazine's March issue.