Lam Research Recognized Among World’s Most Ethical Companies Once More!
Mar 4, 2024

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Driving the news: Lam Research was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere–for the second year in a row.  

  • Lam is the only wafer fabrication equipment provider on this year’s global list.

What it is: This annual distinction highlights organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to business integrity through robust ethics, compliance, and governance programs.

  • The World's Most Ethical Companies recognition is assessed by Ethisphere and is based on over 240 criteria, including culture of ethics; environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices; ethics and compliance program; diversity, equity, and inclusion; and initiatives that support a strong value chain.

Why it matters: The portfolio of firms recognized as recipients of this year’s World’s Most Ethical Companies have outpaced a comparable index of large-cap companies by 12.3 percentage points over the past five calendar years.

Zooming in: This year, 136 organizations were recognized in 20 countries. The honorees include Intel and Micron.

What we’re hearing:  

  • “We are proud to be named one the World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere for the second consecutive year, a reflection of Lam's unwavering commitment to business integrity and transparency,” said Pearl Del Rosario, chief compliance officer at Lam Research. “Our strong ethics and compliance framework and program underpin our values-led culture and continuing focus on driving semiconductor breakthroughs that define the next generation.”
  • “It’s always inspiring to recognize the World’s Most Ethical Companies®. Through the rigorous review process, we see the dedication of these organizations to continually improving their ethics, compliance and governance practices to the benefit of all stakeholders,” said Erica Salmon Byrne, Ethisphere’s Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Chair. “Companies that elevate best-in-class cultures of ethics and integrity set a standard for corporate citizenship for their peers and competitors to follow. Congratulations to Lam Research for achieving this honor and demonstrating that strong ethics is good business.”

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