Solae Named a 2012 ‘World’s Most Ethical’ for 3rd Consecutive Year

DuPont News, April 4, 2012
Timothy Erblich, executive vice president - Ethisphere Institute; Cindy Morrison
Timothy Erblich, executive vice president - Ethisphere Institute; Cindy Morrison, corporate compliance manager – Solae; Cornel Fuerer, general counsel – Solae; and Alexander Brigham, executive director – Ethishere Institute.


Solae, a joint venture between DuPont and Bunge, has again been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the “World’s Most Ethical (WME) Companies” for 2012. This is the third consecutive year Solae, which is part of the DuPont Nutrition & Health business, has received the award based on its outstanding commitment to ethical leadership, compliance practices and corporate social responsibility.

“It is a significant honor for Solae to once again be recognized by the Ethisphere Institute. Highest ethical behavior is critical to the success of our customers and us,” said Cornel Fuerer, general counsel and chief compliance officer, Solae. “As the world’s leader in soy-based ingredients, we strive to provide solutions to help feed a growing global population with nutritious, sustainable and affordable ingredients. It is our responsibility to ensure that our ingredients are safe and of high-quality. To achieve this, integrity must be at the core of everything we do.”

Solae is one of only four food and beverage manufacturing businesses on the list. More than 140 businesses worldwide have received the honor in 2012.

Learn more about the methodology and view the complete list of the 2012 WME honorees.