DuPont Named Among the World’s “Most Admired Companies” by FORTUNE Magazine for 5th Consecutive Year

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 27, 2014 – DuPont is among the world’s Top 50 most admired companies for the 5th consecutive year, according to a study released today by FORTUNE magazine.

DuPont is No. 43 on FORTUNE’s annual “Most Admired Companies” list – widely considered among the most definitive report cards on corporate reputation in the world.  For the 3rd consecutive year, DuPont is the only company in its sector named to FORTUNE’s Top 50 “Most Admired Companies” list.  The results, which are available online, will be in the March 17 edition of FORTUNE.

To identify and rank the most admired companies, FORTUNE and its partner, The Hay Group, started with 1,400 companies from the FORTUNE 1,000 and the non-U.S. companies in FORTUNE’s global 500 database.  Hay then selected the 15 largest for each international industry and the 10 largest for each U.S. industry, surveying a total of 692 companies from 30 countries.

To view FORTUNE magazine’s Top 50 “Most Admired Companies” list click here.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802.  The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders, we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit http://www.dupont.com.

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