NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/environmental?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#environmentallt;/agt;–Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) has earned a place as the No. 1 oil and gas
company on Corporate Responsibility magazine’s prestigious list
of 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2019. The annual list recognizes
public companies across the United States for outstanding environmental,
social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance.
Hess is ranked No. 30 on the 2019 list, moving up 10 places from last
year’s ranking. The company has been named to the list each of the last
“We see sustainability as fundamental to our long term strategy and
performance, supporting our purpose to be the world’s most trusted
energy partner,” said CEO John Hess. “We are proud to once again be
recognized for the quality of our environmental, social and governance
performance and disclosure.”
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List ranks the Russell 1000 Index of
publicly held U.S. companies based on an independent assessment by
ISS-ESG (a research arm of Institutional Shareholder Services) of 134
total corporate disclosure and performance factors in seven categories:
climate change, employee relations, environment, finance, governance,
human rights, and stakeholders and society. The full list is available here.
Hess Corporation is a leading global independent energy company engaged
in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. More
information on Hess Corporation is available at www.hess.com.