Elbit Systems of America demonstrates a strong commitment to ethical business through its leadership, robust ethics and compliance program, and corporate citizenship
SCOTTSDALE, AZ – APRIL 21, 2021 – The Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, announced today that Elbit Systems of America has earned the coveted Ethics Inside® Certification for 2020-2021.
Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high-performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, law enforcement, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the country.
“At Elbit America, one of our core values is to ‘do the right thing.’ That simple phrase encompasses our unwavering commitment to our customers, our workforce, and the communities in which we live and work. By incorporating ethical practices from the inside of our company out, we project our unique company culture of integrity, accountability, and collaboration,” said Raanan Horowitz, President and CEO of the company. “We’re honored to receive Ethics Inside® Certification as it validates our company’s core values and the approach our workforce takes to each and everything it does.”
“We congratulate Elbit America for this recognition of the company’s commitment to ethical excellence,” said Jodie Fredericksen, J.D., Senior Compliance Counsel of Ethisphere. “They continue to innovate and implement leading practices to ensure effective governance and foster a values-based culture that benefits employees, partners and customers.”
The Ethics Inside Certification involves a comprehensive review and evaluation of existing corporate governance systems and practices; ethics and compliance program and practices; corporate citizenship and responsibility initiatives; and leadership, reputation, and legal history. As part of the process, the company pursuing certification is benchmarked against best practices, established standards and Ethisphere’s data set highlighting the programs and practices of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, including industry peer companies. Ethisphere analysts also review supporting documentation and conduct interviews with key leaders across the organization.
At the conclusion of the review, the team determines if the aggregate maturity of the company’s practices meets or exceeds a level at which ethical behavior becomes the core expectation, fundamental compliance systems are in place, tone from the top is clear and the company’s actions bear unmistakable signs of good corporate citizenship.
The Ethisphere® Institute is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust, and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies® recognition program, provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA), and showcases trends and best practices in ethics with Ethisphere Magazine. Ethisphere also helps to advance business performance through data-driven assessments, benchmarking, and guidance. More information about Ethisphere can be found at https://www.ethisphere.com. Follow us on Twitter @Ethisphere
Learn more about Elbit Systems of America’s commitment to Ethics at https://www.elbitsystems-us.com/ethics.