Ill., March 13, 2023 /CNW/ -- Deere &
Company (NYSE: DE) has been recognized as one of the 2023 World's
Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining
and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.
This year marks the 16th time Deere has been
recognized on this list, underscoring the company's commitment
to ethical corporate citizenship to provide the food, fuel, fiber,
and infrastructure to support a growing global population – and to
help Deere's customers do their jobs more sustainably.
In fact, sustainability is rooted firmly at the core of Deere's
operations – from business strategies and processes, to technology
development. In its recently announced 2022 Sustainability Report,
Deere showcased progress towards delivering more sustainable
solutions for customers, dealers, shareholders, and supported
communities. This includes the company's recently announced
ExactShot™ on-planter fertilizer system, which allows farmers to
reduce the amount of starter fertilizer needed during planting by
more than 60 percent.
Deere's long-term commitment to ethical business and
sustainability is also underpinned by its Leap Ambitions, which are
focused and measurable goals designed to boost economic value and
sustainability for farmers and customers. With a mission of helping
farmers do more with less, Deere promotes environmental stewardship
to protect the planet and sustain the growing needs of future
"We are honored to be recognized as one of the 2023 World's Most
Ethical Companies®. This honor reinforces the importance of
conducting business ethically and sustainably. As we continue our
Smart Industrial journey, we encourage everyone to foster a culture
of innovation, inclusion, and integrity each day. Thank you to our
employees who continue to make John Deere a great place to work,"
said Josh Jepsen, Senior Vice
President & Chief Financial Officer.
Deere is one of 135 companies to earn the recognition this year.
The honorees span 19 countries and 46 industries. The full list of
the 2023 World's Most Ethical Companies® can be found at
To learn more about Deere's corporate responsibility and
sustainability practices, view the company's 2022 Sustainability
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About John Deere
Deere & Company (www.JohnDeere.com) is a global leader in
the delivery of agricultural, construction, and forestry equipment.
We help our customers push the boundaries of what's possible in
ways that are more productive and sustainable to help life leap
forward. Our technology-enabled products including John Deere
Autonomous 8R Tractor and tillage solution, See & Spray™, and
E-Power Backhoe are just some of the ways we help meet the world's
increasing need for food, shelter, and infrastructure. Deere &
Company also provides financial services through John Deere
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