Ranking recognizes company’s ESG leadership on climate change, environment and governance

PHOENIX, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — For the third consecutive year, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has been named to 3BL Media’s Top 100 Corporate Citizens, recognizing outstanding transparency and performance in environmental, social and governance (ESG) among the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies. The Company is ranked 58e overall and first among equals in the environmental services industry.

“Republic Services continues to make progress towards our ambitious 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, which are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and address some of the most critical issues facing our world today,” said said Jon Vander Ark, President and CEO. “I would like to thank our 39,000 team members for their commitment to promoting sustainable business practices across all areas of the business and to partnering with our customers to create a more sustainable world.”

The 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking is based on 155 ESG factors divided into eight pillars: Climate Change, Employee Relations, Environment, Finance, Governance, Human Rights, Stakeholders and Society, and ESG Performance. Republic Services ranked among the top 40 companies in the Climate Change, Environment and Governance categories. Information is obtained only from publicly available sources.

“To achieve the transformative goals of the Paris Agreement and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in this landmark decade, companies will need to truly embed ESG at the heart of their business,” said Dave Armon, CEO of 3BL Media. “The 2022 100 Best Corporate Citizens are answering the call by demonstrating the societal and financial value of leadership and transparency around ESG topics. They set ambitious goals, outline robust strategies to achieve them, disclose data to measure progress and provide accountability for all stakeholders in business decisions.”

Republic Services has received other notable accolades from third parties over the past year, including Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies of 2022 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for a sixth consecutive year. The company is also Great Place to Work certified.

About Republic Services
Republic Services, Inc. is a leader in the US environmental services industry. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides superior service offerings while partnering with its customers to create a more sustainable world. For more information, visit RepublicServices.com, or follow us at Facebook.com/RepublicServices, @RepublicService on Twitter or Republic Services on LinkedIn.

About the Top 100 Corporate Citizens Ranking
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens debuted in 1999 in Business Ethics magazine and appeared 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 on its transparency and performance on 155 environmental, social and governance factors.

About 3BL Media
3BL Media and TriplePundit Brand Studio’s unparalleled distribution platforms promote the environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives of leading corporations, private equity firms, nonprofits and NGOs to global audiences. Learn more here.

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