Police in the southern Russian region of Dagestan say a female suicide bomber has injured at least 11 police officers and civilians.More >>
A female suicide bomber blew herself up in the southern Russian region of Dagestan on Saturday, injuring at least 18, including two children and five police officers, authorities said. The attacker was later identified as a...More >>
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It is official, Boy Scouts of America must accept all male youth no matter their sexual orientation. On Thursday, more than 60-percent of the Boy Scouts of America's 14-hundred-members voted for theMore >>
It is official, Boy Scouts of America must accept all male youth no matter their sexual orientation.More >>
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SOURCE Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
ITASCA, Ill., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced that, for the second year in a row, it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the leading business ethics think-tank, as one of the 2013 World's Most Ethical Companies. This recognition highlights organizations worldwide that outperform their industry when it comes to ethical business practices and behavior as well as ethical industry leadership.
"We've always focused on running our business with integrity and strong ethical values," said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO. "This award is a testament to our nearly 14,000 employees worldwide, who understand the central role integrity plays at Gallagher. It is a tremendous honor to once again be recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies."
Ethisphere reviewed hundreds of companies and evaluated a record number of applications, naming the companies that surpassed their industry peers to this year's World's Most Ethical Companies list. Its proprietary methodology for the WME ranking 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. With a record number of nominations, the 2013 list recognizes 145 companies in 36 industries and more than 100 countries. Forty three of the WME companies are headquartered outside the United States.
"A strong ethical foundation is a competitive advantage, and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. recognizes the important role corporate responsibility plays in improving its bottom line," said Alex Brigham, executive director of the Ethisphere Institute. "As more and more organizations strive for this honor each year, Gallagher's inclusion as a World's Most Ethical Company for 2013 demonstrates its industry-leading commitment to ethics and dedication to integrity."
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, has operations in 19 countries and offers client-service capabilities in more than 140 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.
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The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. It included the laying of a wreath at a fallen officersMore >>
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. More >>
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First responders from in Laurel and Jones County were treated to Lunch Friday by the Wayne Farms Laurel facility. As part of National Emergency Service Week, for the last 12-years Wayne farms has hostedMore >>
First responders from in Laurel and Jones County were treated to lunch Friday by the Wayne Farms Laurel facility. More >>
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