WALTHAM, Mass., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has once again been named to CR Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, ranking 42. The annual list analyzes the performance of Russell 1000 companies, recognizing those that demonstrated outstanding corporate responsibility programs in 2013. The list documents 298 data points of disclosure and performance measures harvested from publicly-available information in seven categories: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy.
"Raytheon has a strong commitment to corporate citizenship," said Jay Stephens, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Raytheon Company. "Our global reach demands global responsibility, and we foster that every day by engaging with our communities, supporting a diverse culture, protecting our environment, and ensuring strong corporate governance. It is an honor to be recognized for these efforts by CR Magazine."
Raytheon was recognized in the top one percent of Russell 1000 companies in the area of corporate governance, as well as in the top ten percent in the areas of environment, climate change, and philanthropy.
"CR Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens is the only ranking that doesn't rely on self-reporting," said Elliot Clark, CEO of CR Magazine. "Each year, we measure the most transparent companies who report on their responsible practices. We congratulate those honored on this year's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for their commitment to corporate responsibility."
To learn more about Raytheon's commitment to corporate responsibility, please visit www.raytheon.com/responsibility.
For access to the full 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, visit: http://www.thecro.com/.
Raytheon Company, with 2013 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as cyber security and a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.
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