The eighth edition of the Most Controversial Companies Report (MCC)
by RepRisk spotlights the major ESG and business conduct incidents that
exposed companies to serious compliance, reputational, and financial
risks in 2017
ZURICH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ESG–“The latest issue of our MCC Report shows that 2017 may be considered as
a year when the tide started to turn against corporate corruption,”
states Philipp Aeby, CEO of RepRisk. “Eight of ten companies included in
the report were exposed to severe governance issues, in particular
bribery and corruption, which in some cases even implicated heads of
He continues: “With our reporting, we hope to encourage companies to
implement robust due diligence practices. Because today, responsible
business conduct has become a business imperative and is a recognized
long-term value driver.”
RepRisk, a leading research and business intelligence provider, combines
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and human analysis to translate big data in
16 languages into curated research and analytics. More than 100,000
public and private companies and 20,000 projects are captured in the
RepRisk Platform, the world’s most comprehensive database on ESG risks.
Since 2006, RepRisk has helped the world’s leading financial
institutions and corporates reduce blind spots and shed light on the ESG
and business conduct risks related to their operations, business
relationships, and investments.
To read the full report, click here.
RepRisk is a leading research and business intelligence provider,
specializing in ESG and business conduct risks.
As a premium due diligence solution, RepRisk helps clients prevent and
mitigate ESG and business conduct risks related to their operations,
business relationships, and investments.
Since 2006, RepRisk has been leveraging artificial intelligence and
human analysis to translate big data into actionable analytics and
metrics. With daily updates, universal coverage, and curated adverse
data on companies, projects, sectors, and countries, RepRisk offers a
suite of a powerful risk management and compliance services.
Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, RepRisk serves clients worldwide,
enabling them to reduce blind spots and shed light on risks that can
have reputational, compliance, and financial impacts on a company.
For more information, please visit www.reprisk.com.