Brightstar Corp., the world's leading mobile services company for
managing devices and accessories across the wireless ecosystem, has been
recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and
advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017
World's Most Ethical Company®.
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Brightstar Corp., the world's leading mobile services company for managing devices and accessories across the wireless ecosystem, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World's Most Ethical Company®. (Photo: Business Wire)
This is the first time Brightstar has been named as a World's Most
Ethical Company. This year, 124 companies were named as World's Most
Ethical Companies, representing 52 industry sectors across 19 countries,
and Brightstar is one of only three companies recognized from the
Telecommunications industry. This distinction underscores Brightstar's
commitment to high ethical standards and demonstrates that ethical
business practices and compliance are key competitive differentiators.
"When we work with customers, be it a wireless carrier or an electronics
retailer, our job is to make sure we are bringing forward bold solutions
that empower their businesses and simplify the wireless world, making
mobile technology accessible to everyone," said Brightstar President and
CEO Jaymin B. Patel. "To maintain this position as a strategic partner,
it's absolutely essential to strive toward a culture of ethics and
compliance so our customers can rest assured that we always hae their
best interests in mind."
Twenty-seventeen is the eleventh year that Ethisphere has honored those
companies who recognize their role in society to influence and drive
positive change, consider the impact of their actions on their
employees, investors, customers and other key stakeholders and use their
values and culture as an underpinning to the decisions they make every
"Over the last eleven years we have seen the shift in societal
expectations, constant redefinition of laws and regulations and the
geo-political climate. We have also seen how companies honored as the
World's Most Ethical respond to these challenges. They invest in their
local communities around the world, embrace strategies of diversity and
inclusion, and focus on long term-ism as a sustainable business
advantage," explained Ethisphere's Chief Executive Officer, Timothy
Erblich. "Congratulations to everyone at Brightstar Corp. for being
recognized as a World's Most Ethical Company."
Methodology & Scoring
The World's Most Ethical Company assessment is based upon the Ethisphere
Quotient® (EQ) framework which offers a quantitative way
to assess a company's performance in an objective, consistent and
standardized way. The information collected provides a comprehensive
sampling of definitive criteria of core competencies, rather than all
aspects of corporate governance, risk, sustainability, compliance and
Scores are generated in five key categories: ethics and compliance
program (35%), corporate citizenship and responsibility (20%), culture
of ethics (20%), governance (15%) and leadership, innovation and
reputation (10%) and provided to all companies who participate in the
The full list of the 2017 World's Most Ethical Companies can be found at http://worldsmostethicalcompanies.ethisphere.com/honorees/.
Brightstar simplifies the wireless world, making mobile technology
accessible to everyone. A subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp., Brightstar
is the world's leading mobile services company for managing devices and
accessories across the wireless ecosystem. Brightstar serves 50,000+
carrier, retail and enterprise customers across 100 countries, touches
over 100,000 points of sale and participates in every stage of a
device's lifecycle, from when it's manufactured to the moment it's time
to trade it in and re-market it. We process over 100 million devices
every year, providing innovative end-to-end services seamlessly
integrated with our customers' businesses. Visit Brightstar.com
for more information.
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.
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 the publication of Ethisphere Magazine.
More information about Ethisphere can be found at: http://ethisphere.com.
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