HAL & Seabourn Proclaimed World's Most Ethical Companies By Ethisphere Institute

In Centre from left to right: Emmely Kik, Manager, Ethics & Compliance, Safety, Environmental & Regulatory Services, Holland America Line; Timothy Erblich, CEO, Ethisphere Institute; and Kelly Clark,Chief Ethics Officer & Senior V.P. Safety, Environmental & Regulatory Services, Holland America Line

For the 4th consecutive year, Holland America Line (HAL), together with sister line Seabourn, was named among the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, responsible for defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.

Named in the Lodging, Leisure & Recreation category, Holland America Line and Seabourn are among 132 total honorees representing more than 50 industry sectors from around the world. Kelly Clark, chief ethics officer and senior vice president, safety, environmental and regulatory services, accepted the 2015 World's Most Ethical Companies award at the Ethisphere Institute's annual Gala Dinner on 09MAR in New York City.

In selecting the World's Most Ethical Company honorees, Ethisphere organized its criteria for 2015 into 5 categories: ethics and compliance program (35%), corporate citizenship and responsibility (20%), culture of ethics (20%), governance (15%) and leadership, innovation and reputation (10%).

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