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Rockwell Automation Named a 2019 World’s Most Ethical Company for the Eleventh Year

February 26, 2019
Rockwell Automation 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report (Graphic: Business Wire)

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 26, 2019--Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies. Recognized for the eleventh year by the Ethisphere Institute, Rockwell Automation is among the distinguished list of 128 global companies that profoundly illustrate how they are the driving force for improving communities, building capable and empowered workforces, and fostering corporate cultures focused on ethics and a strong sense of purpose.

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Rockwell Automation 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report (Graphic: Business Wire)

“Our reputation for integrity is built on the decisions we make every day, and I am proud that Ethisphere has recognized our commitment to ethics once again,” said Blake Moret, Chairman, and CEO, Rockwell Automation. “Our integrity value is a business imperative that helps us attract great customers, employees, and partners.”

“Today, employees, investors and stakeholders are putting their greatest trust in companies to take leadership on societal issues. Companies that take the long view with a purpose-based strategy are proven to not only outperform but last,” said Ethisphere’s Chief Executive Officer, Timothy Erblich. “I congratulate everyone at Rockwell Automation for earning this recognition.”

Rockwell Automation also announced today that its 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report is available. The Report details our approach to corporate responsibility and sustainability, including our culture of integrity and ethical business practices. We are excited to share our approach to delivering sustainable customers, a sustainable company, and a sustainable community.

About Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employees approximately 23,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.

About the Ethisphere Institute

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 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). More information about Ethisphere can be found at: https://ethisphere.com.

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CONTACT: Rockwell Automation Media Contact

Darice Brown

+1 (414) 382-4852

dlbrown@ra.rockwell.comEthisphere Media Contact

Clea Nabozny

+1 (480) 397-2658

clea.nabozny@ethisphere.com

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