PHOENIX, May 20, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) was named to 3BL Media’s Top 100 Corporate Citizens for 2021, recognizing outstanding transparency and environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance among the top 1 000 largest US public companies. This is the second year in a row that Republic has received this recognition.

“Sustainability, people and ethics are at the heart of everything we do at Republic, and we are honored to be recognized for our leadership in these areas for the second year in a row,” said Don slager, chief Executive Officer. “Our sustainability goals and practices are built into our business strategy as well as our long-term financial goals. Most importantly, our 35,000 team members come together to support each other every day, so that we serve our customers and communities in a safe and reliable manner, and manage our resources responsibly. “

In addition to progressing towards the company’s ambitious sustainability goals for 2030 in 2020, Republic launched Committed to Serve, a program of more than $ 30 million initiative supporting communities and front-line employees.

The ranking of the 100 best corporate citizens is based on 146 ESG transparency and performance indicators in eight categories, including climate change, employee relations, environment, finance, governance, human rights , stakeholders and society, and ESG performance, and is based on publicly available information. .

“Achieving the transformative goals of the Paris Agreement and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals during this decade requires all companies to truly embed ESG issues at the heart of their business,” said Dave armon, CEO of 3BL Media. “The best corporate citizens of 2021 answer the call by demonstrating the societal and financial value of leadership and transparency around ESG topics. all stakeholders in business decisions. “

Republic Services has received other notable third-party recognitions over the past year, including Fortune 2021’s World’s Most Admired Companies, Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies in 2021, and Forbes’ Top Employers for Women 2020, and is Great Place to Work certified.

About the ranking of the 100 best corporate citizens
The Top 100 Corporate Citizenship debuts in 1999 in Business Ethics magazine and have been featured annually in Corporate Responsibility magazine for many years. 3BL Media has managed the ranking since 2018. To establish the ranking, each company in the Russell 1000 Index is ranked based on its transparency and performance on 146 environmental, social and governance factors.

About 3BL Media
3BL Media provides targeted communications for the world’s largest companies. Our unparalleled distribution, leadership and editorial platforms inspire and support sustainable global businesses. Learn more here.

About the services of the Republic
Republic Services, Inc. is a leader in the United States environmental services industry. Through its subsidiaries, the Company offers a superior customer experience while promoting a sustainable blue planet® for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world. For more information visit RepublicServices.com, or follow us on Facebook.com/RepublicServices, @RepublicService on Twitter or Republic Services on LinkedIn.

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