Corporate Responsibility Magazine Names DuPont among Best Corporate Citizens for 4th Consecutive Year

Corporate Responsibility Magazine Names DuPont among Best Corporate Citizens
for 4th Consecutive Year

DuPont Lands 16th Spot on 2013 List

WILMINGTON, Del., April 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - Corporate
Responsibility (CR) Magazine named DuPont in its Top 100 Best Corporate
Citizens rankings today.

The 100 Best Corporate Citizens list, now in its 14th year, ranks companies
based on publicly available information in seven categories: environment,
climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance and
philanthropy. The list's creators assign a 19.5 percent weighting to
environmental impact and employee relations, two areas they have identified as
key issues for consumers, shareholders and employees.

This is the fourth consecutive year DuPont has been included on the CR
Magazine's Best Corporate Citizens list.

"Societal expectations for corporations like DuPont continue to grow and
change. We believe that engaging with others in order to understand and then
embed their expectations into our business strategies is critically important
to our overall success," said DuPont Vice President and Chief Sustainability
Officer Linda J. Fisher. "We are now focused on the big global challenges of
food security, energy and protection and working collaboratively with key
stakeholders globally to bring new solutions to the market."

"Sustaining a strong, vibrant organization is one of our top priorities in
driving business growth. Our robust programs around diversity and inclusion,
engagement, and learning and development help foster a vibrant organization.
They enable us to attract and retain talented people who are inspired to work
collaboratively to solve some of the world's biggest and ever-increasing
challenges," said Senior Vice President, DuPont Human Resources Benito

CR Magazine is America's leading voice on corporate responsibility, providing
case studies, analyzing best practices and tracking trends in the five primary
segments of CR: energy and the environment, risk management, governance and
compliance, employee relations and human rights. See the "100 Best Corporate
Citizens 2013" full list:

DuPont – one of the first companies to publicly establish environmental goals
more than 20 years ago – has broadened its sustainability commitments beyond
internal footprint reduction to include market-driven targets for both revenue
and research and development investment. The goals are tied directly to
business growth, specifically to the development of safer and environmentally
improved new products for key global markets. See the DuPont Sustainability
Progress Report for more information on our performance.

DuPont (NYSE:DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the
global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services
since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers,
governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such
global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere,
decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the
environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to
inclusive innovation, please visit


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