Premier Inc. named a 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute

Feb. 25, 2020

Premier Inc. has been recognized by Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies for the 13th year in a row.

“At Premier, we recognize the value of integrity of the individual, the enterprise and our alliance,” said Susan DeVore, CEO, Premier. “We’re honored to again be recognized as a leader in the healthcare industry for our ongoing commitment to integrity. Premier employees abide by the highest possible ethical standards in order to responsibly support our members in improving the health of their communities.”

Premier’s corporate compliance program encompasses a number of regulatory and legal requirements, including rigorous codes of conduct for its Board, employees and supply chain services. The program also includes conforming business rules for Premier’s operating units, multiple required employee education sessions, stringent privacy and security practices, as well as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and anti-trafficking policies and procedures.

Ethisphere’s assessment process includes more than 200 questions on culture, environmental and social practices, ethics and compliance activities, governance, diversity and initiatives to support a strong value chain. Best practices and insights from the 2020 honorees will be released in a report and webcast in March and April of this year.  

Premier has the announcement.