Ethical reputations of top pharma firms revealed

Author: Kirsty Barnes,, Published on: 30 May 2007

The latest ethical reputations of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies have been revealed, with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) emerging as big pharma's Mother Theresa, according to a recently-released compilation by Geneva-based ethical-monitoring firm Covalence...a reputation index based on quantifying qualitative data, which are classified according to 45 criteria of business contribution to human development such as labour standards, waste management, product social utility or human rights policy...1. GlaxoSmithKline, 2. Bristol-Myers Squibb, 3. Johnson & Johnson, 4. Pfizer, 5. Novartis, 6. Roche, 7. Abbott, 8. Boehringer Ingelheim, 9. Merck & Co, 10. Sanofi-Aventis [also refers to AstraZeneca, Schering Plough, Eli Lilly, Takeda Pharmaceutical]

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Related companies: Abbott Laboratories AstraZeneca Boehringer Ingelheim Bristol-Myers Squibb Eli Lilly GlaxoSmithKline Johnson & Johnson Merck Novartis Pfizer Roche Sanofi Schering-Plough Takeda Pharmaceutical