Recognition honors companies demonstrating exceptional leadership and a commitment to business integrity through best-in-class ethics, compliance, and governance practices.
MINNEAPOLIS – Thrivent, a Fortune 500 diversified financial services organization, has been recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the
Thrivent has been recognized for 11 years in a row and is one of only six honorees in the financial services industry. In 2022, 136 honorees were recognized spanning 22 countries and 45 industries.
“We’re thrilled to be recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the 11th consecutive year,” said Terry Rasmussen, president and CEO of Thrivent. “At Thrivent, one of our core values is we do what’s right. Earning this recognition demonstrates this core value is reflected every day in our business practices and the ways we serve our clients. I’m deeply honored to be a part of an organization that sets a high standard when it comes to leading with ethics and integrity. Moving forward, we’ll remain committed to excellence as we serve more clients, helping them achieve financial clarity, enabling lives full of meaning and gratitude.”
“Today, business leaders face their greatest mandate yet to be ethical, accountable, and trusted to drive positive change,” said Ethisphere CEO, Timothy Erblich. “We continue to be inspired by the World’s Most Ethical Companies honorees and their dedication to integrity, sustainability, governance, and community. Congratulations to Thrivent for earning the World’s Most Ethical Companies designation.”
Methodology & scoring
Grounded in Ethisphere’s proprietary Ethics Quotient®, the World’s Most Ethical Companies assessment process includes more than 200 questions across five categories: culture of ethics (20 percent), environmental and societal impact (20 percent), ethics and compliance program (35 percent), governance (15 percent), and leadership and reputation (10 percent). The process serves as an operating framework to capture and codify the leading practices of organizations across industries and around the globe.
The full list of the 2022 World's Most Ethical Companies can be found at
Thrivent is a diversified financial services organization that helps people achieve financial clarity, enabling lives full of meaning and gratitude. Thrivent and its subsidiary and affiliate companies serve more than 2.3 million clients, offering advice, insurance, investments, banking and generosity products and programs over the phone, online as well as through financial professionals and independent agents nationwide. Thrivent is a Fortune 500 company with $189 billion in assets under management/advisement (as of 12/31/21). Thrivent carries an A++ (Superior) rating from AM Best, a credit rating agency; this is the highest of the agency’s 13 rating categories and was affirmed in June of 2021. Rating based on Thrivent’s financial strength and claims-paying ability. Does not apply to investment product performance. For more information, visit
Ethisphere® 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 and measure and improve culture. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies recognition program and provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA). More information about Ethisphere can be found at:
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