US Bancorp: US Bank named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2022

The Ethisphere Institute rewards US Bank for the eighth consecutive year.

For the eighth consecutive year, US Bank has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in setting and promoting standards for ethical business practices.

“Our employees have gone above and beyond to support our communities and our customers.” said Andy Cecere, Chairman, President and CEO. “They work hard to earn and maintain the trust of our customers, and that honor is theirs.”

Ethisphere recognized 136 winners across 22 countries and 45 industries. US Bank is one of five winners in the banking category.

“Acting with integrity is who we are as a company,” said Katie Lawler, Global Chief Ethics Officer. “Our commitment to the communities we serve and the care our employees show for each other inspires me.”

The World’s Most Ethical Companies rating is based on Ethisphere’s Ethics Quotient® framework. It includes more than 200 questions on culture, environmental and social practices, ethics and compliance activities, governance, diversity and initiatives to support a strong value chain. The process captures and codifies best practices from organizations across industries and around the world. This year, the question also assessed how the candidates are adapting and responding to the global health pandemic, environmental, social and governance factors, security, equity, inclusion and social justice. .

“Today, business leaders are faced with their greatest mandate yet: to be ethical, responsible and trustworthy to drive positive change,” said Ethisphere CEO Timothy Erblich. “We continue to be inspired by the World’s Most Ethical Companies winners and their dedication to integrity, sustainability, governance and community. Congratulations to US Bank for earning the World’s Most Ethical Companies designation. most ethical in the world.”


About US Bank

US Bancorp, with nearly 70,000 employees and $573 billion in assets as of December 31, 2021, is the parent company of US Bank National Association, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States. The Minneapolis-based bank combines its relationship teams, branches and ATM network with mobile and online tools that allow customers to bank how, when and where they want. US Bank is committed to serving its millions of retail, business, wealth management, payment, commercial and corporate and investment services customers across the country and around the world as a financial partner of trust, a commitment recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, naming the bank one of the world’s most ethical companies in 2022. Learn more at

About Ethisphere
Ethisphere® is the global leader in defining and promoting the standards of ethical business practices that fuel business character, market trust and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and setting fundamental ethical standards using data-driven insights that help companies build corporate character and measure and improve culture. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies recognition program and provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA). For more information about Ethisphere, visit:


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