Corporate Responsibility Names Union Pacific
Railroad Among 100 Best Corporate Citizens
March 02, 2010 01:18 PM Eastern Time
OMAHA, Neb.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Corporate Responsibility has named Union Pacific Railroad
among its 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2010. The only railroad named to the list, Union Pacific is ranked second
among all transportation companies and No. 69 overall.
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2010 measures Russell 1000 Index companies in approximately 360 data
points across seven categories: governance, environmental, human rights, employee relations, climate change,
philanthropy and financial. Union Pacific ranks among the leaders in the governance and financial categories.
“Being recognized as one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens is a reflection of our employees’ commitment to serve
our customers, communities and the nation’s freight transportation needs,” said Jim Young, Union Pacific chairman
and chief executive officer. “Despite facing ongoing global economic challenges, we continue to maintain our focus
on Union Pacific’s core strategy of safety, service and value as we deliver the goods American families and
businesses use every day.”
Union Pacific has received numerous awards during the past 12 months including the railroad industry's most
admired company as part Fortune’s World's Most Admired Companies survey, the 2009 Corporation of the Year
by the Great Plains Minority Supplier Development Council, the top military-friendly employer by G.I. Jobs, one of
the top 50 Best Places to Launch a Career by BusinessWeek, one of the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles from
the National Business Group on Health, one of America's Most Reputable Companies by Forbes, and the
Distinguished Service Award from the Military Officers Association of America.
About Union Pacific
Union Pacific Corporation owns one of America's leading transportation companies. Its principal operating
company, Union Pacific Railroad, links 23 states in the western two-t