Leading Toy Maker Recognized for Commitment to Social Responsibility
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) has been recognized as one of America's Best
Corporate Citizens, in an annual report issued this week by Corporate
The worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys
and family products received the highest honors in the toy industry in CR
Magazine's annual rankings, which recognized Mattel as the fifth
most socially responsible public company in United States.
"For nearly 70 years, Mattel has been bringing joy to the lives of
children and parents around the world," said Mattel Chairman and CEO
Bryan G. Stockton. "Giving back to the communities in which we operate,
treating our incredibly passionate and creative employees with the
dignity and respect they deserve and recognizing that sustainable
business practices are not only good for the environment, but also good
for our business, are core commitments shared by every member of the
Mattel team. It's gratifying to see this commitment recognized in such a
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens 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. The list
ranks the Russell 1000 Index.
2014 marks the sixth consecutive appearance for Mattel on the annual 100
Best Corporate Citizens List.
For access to the full 100 Best Corporate Citizens List visit http://www.thecro.com.
The Mattel family of companies (Nasdaq: MAT) is the worldwide leader in
the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products.
Mattel's portfolio of best-selling brands includes Barbie®, the most
popular fashion doll ever produced, Hot Wheels®, Monster High®, American
Girl®, Thomas & Friends® and Fisher-Price® brands, including Little
People® and Power Wheels®, MEGA® Brands, including MEGA BLOKS® and
RoseArt®, as well as a wide array of entertainment-inspired toy lines.
In 2013, Mattel was named one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" by
Ethisphere Magazine and in 2014 ranked No. 5 on Corporate Responsibility
Magazine's "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list. With worldwide
headquarters in El Segundo, Calif., Mattel's companies employ nearly
30,000 people in 40 countries and territories and sell products in more
than 150 nations. At Mattel, we are Creating the Future of Play. Visit
us at www.mattel.com,
About the 100 Best Corporate Citizen's List:
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List was first published in 1999 in
Business Ethics Magazine, and has been managed by CR Magazine since
2007. To compile the list, every company in the Russell 1000, the
highest ranked stocks in the Russell 3000 Index of publicly held U.S.
companies, is ranked according to 298 data points. The methodology for
generating the list is governed by a Ratings and Rankings Committee of
the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association (CROA).
Alex Clark, 310-252-6397
Source: Mattel, Inc.
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