EMC Insurance Group Inc. Named to
Forbes.com100 Most Trustworthy Companies List
April 16, 2010 10:18 AM Eastern Daylight Time
DES MOINES, Iowa--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--EMC Insurance Group Inc. (NASDAQ:EMCI) (the
“Company”) today announced that it has been included in the “100 Most Trustworthy Companies” list published by
Forbes.com on April 5, 2010.
The Company was one of 39 small-cap companies included in the list that identifies the companies that are “the most
transparent and trustworthy businesses that trade on American exchanges.” An independent research firm, Audit
Integrity, conducts a statistically based analysis of public information. The compiled information is then used to
formulate an Accounting and Governance Risk (AGR) rating.
“Our inclusion on the list validates our core values of honesty and integrity, which have helped build our strong
financial foundation and our Company’s success,” stated Bruce G. Kelley, EMCI president and chief executive
officer. “Being transparent and honest in financial reporting enhances our consistency, solid financial results,
stockholder value and longevity. In fact, our parent company, Employers Mutual Casualty Company, will celebrate
its 100th anniversary in 2011,” concluded Kelley.
Jack Zwingli, chief executive officer of Audit Integrity, describes the recipients of this honor by stating, “These are
the good guys. They’ve consistently shown accuracy and transparency in their financial reporting.” The entire list and
article can be read at http://www.forbes.com/2010/04/05/most-trustworthy-companies-leadership-governance-
About Audit Integrity
Founded in 2002, serving investors, insurers, auditors and corporate finance professionals, Audit Integrity is a
leading independent research firm that rates more than 12,000 public companies in North American and Europe
based on their corporate integrity. In addition to its flagship Accounting and Governance Risk (AGR) ratings, Audit
Integrity also forecasts bankruptcy risk, clas