Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has earned a place on Corporate Responsibility magazine's prestigious list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2017. The list recognizes public companies across the United States with strong performance in such areas as environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, philanthropy and community support.
Hess is ranked one of the top oil and gas companies and No. 51 overall. The company has been named to the list each of the last 10 years. Ratings are based on 260 data points of disclosure and performance measures from publicly-available information.
"Our company is committed to helping meet the world's growing energy needs in a safe, environmentally responsible, socially sensitive and profitable way," said John Hess, Chief Executive Officer, Hess Corporation. "Sustainability practices are a fundamental part of our business strategy and operations, and we are proud to have been recognized once again for the quality of our environmental, social and governance performance and disclosure."
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List ranks the Russell 1000 Index of publicly held U.S. companies. The methodology for generating the list is governed by the Ratings and Rankings Thought Leadership Council of the Corporate Responsibility Association (CRA). The full list is available at http://www.thecro.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017.100Best.pdf.
Hess Corporation is a leading global independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. More information on Hess Corporation is available at www.hess.com.
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