Many members of The Business Council of New York State, Inc. were recently featured on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List.
The companies were assessed on nearly 300 performance indicators including corporate governance, finance, environment, employee relations and philanthropy. Entergy Corporation, a Business Council member, engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations, was one of the honorees.
“We are honored to be counted among the country’s best companies in going the extra mile for our stakeholders,” said Entergy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Leo Denault. “This recognition is a testament to the enduring commitment of everyone – from our board of directors to our front-line employees – to doing the right thing.”
Other Business Council members honored along with Entergy include Microsoft Corporation, Coca-Cola Co., Walt Disney Co., United Parcel Services, Inc., General Electric Co., Altria Group Inc., International Paper Co., Xerox Corp., AT&T, Inc., JP Morgan Chase & Co., Eli Lilly & Co., Verizon Communications, Fedex Corp., Consolidated Edison, Inc.