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Motorola Solutions Named to 2014 CR Magazine 100 Best Corporate Citizens™ List

Submitted by: Motorola Solutions

Categories: Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability

Posted: Apr 28, 2014 – 11:56 AM EST


SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Apr. 28 /CSRwire/ -  Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) is ranked No. 40 on the CR Magazine 100 Best Corporate Citizens™ list. Companies selected to the list are predominately chosen from the Russell 1000 Index.


  • The 100 Best List documents 298 data points of disclosure and performance measures drawn from publically available information.
  • The prestigious 100 Best Corporate Citizens list ranks companies in seven categories including environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance and philanthropy.


  • Motorola Solutions helped initiate the Solutions for Hope project, a closed-pipe system of mining conflict-free tantalum from the Democratic Republic of Congo. We also helped launch the Conflict-Free Tin Initiative (CFTI) to source conflict-free tin from the DRC as an end-user.
  • About 23 percent of the electricity Motorola Solutions purchased globally in 2013 was from renewable sources. The company’s goal is to increase its global use of electricity from renewable sources to 30 percent by 2020.
  • The company’s global recycling rate was 68 percent in 2013.
  • In 2013, the Motorola Solutions Foundation provided $13.9 million in grants that helped 1.2 million students, first responders, and community members in 40 countries around the world.
  • Since 2012, Motorola Solutions has been included in a number of socially responsible investment indices, including: Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, Dow Jones Sustainability North American Index, FTSE4Good, Maplecroft Climate Innovation Indexes, Newsweek Green Rankings, and the oekom Corporate Rating.
  • Motorola Solutions is one of only 18 U.S. companies to earn a spot on the 2014 Global 100 index of the world’s most sustainable corporations, earning the rank of No. 50.

Jodi Shapiro, vice president, environment, health and safety, Motorola Solutions

“It is an honor to be named to the CR Magazine 100 Best Corporate Citizens list. At Motorola Solutions, we are proud of our corporate responsibility programs and set challenging goals to continue to be a leader in sustainability. Through a continued focus on these programs, we are able to demonstrate our purpose – helping people be their best in the moments that matter – for our customers, our suppliers, our employees, our shareholders and our communities around the world.”

Website: CR Magazine 100 Best Corporate Citizens list
Website: Corporate Responsibility at Motorola Solutions
Twitter: @MotoSolutions

About Motorola Solutions
Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions and services for enterprise and government customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter. Motorola Solutions trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “MSI.” To learn more, visit www.motorolasolutions.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom or subscribe to our news feed.

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For more information, please contact:

Rick Barajaz Motorola Solutions
Phone: +1 847-576-5171


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