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Ecolab Excels in Expansion Magazine’s 2017 Ranking of Socially Responsible Companies

November 14, 2017
Expansion Magazine 2017 Award for Ecolab

  • Ecolab was featured for the first time in the ranking, topping the list at #13.
  • In 2016, the company helped customers save 161 million gallons of water, eliminate 52 million pounds of waste and conserve 11 billion BTUs of energy.

Mexico City, November 14, 2017 – Ecolab Inc., a global leader in water, hygiene and energy technology and services, was ranked as one of the most socially responsible companies in the Expansion magazine 2017 CSR ranking. In its first appearance on the list, the American multinational was ranked 13th out of 99 companies.

The study, conducted by Expansion magazine and the Schulich Business School, focuses on a company’s economic, environmental and social impact. The methodology was developed in conjunction with York University’s Business School.

"At Ecolab, we are honored to be named one of Mexico’s most socially responsible companies,” said Tony Sarraf, vice president and general manager for Ecolab Mexico. “While our greatest impact will always come from the work we do helping customers reduce their use of limited natural resources, we are deeply committed to reducing our own environmental footprint."

Social responsibility is core to Ecolab’s purpose of making the world cleaner, safer and healthier, protecting people and vital resources. The company is focused on optimizing water and energy use while delivering comprehensive solutions and service to customers in more than 170 countries. In 2016 alone, Ecolab helped customers conserve 161 billion gallons of water, eliminate 52 million pounds of waste and save 11 trillion BTUs of energy worldwide.

"Ecolab is proud to be a behind-the-scenes partner at more than 1 million locations around the world, helping our customers achieve their business goals, optimize their operations and reduce their reliance on the world’s limited natural resources,” said Sarraf.

About Ecolab
A trusted partner at more than 1 million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2016 sales of $13 billion and 48,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. For more Ecolab news and information, visit www.ecolab.com.

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