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Qualcomm Named to 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2022

Published 06-07-22

Submitted by Qualcomm Inc.

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June 7, 2022 /CSRwire/ - 3BL Media has named Qualcomm Incorporated [QCOM] to its annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, recognizing outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies. This year, Qualcomm ranked #2 in the Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment industry, and #25 overall.

"For Qualcomm, corporate responsibility is part of everything we do.," said Angela Baker, Chief Sustainability Officer, Qualcomm Incorporated. "From our daily operations to our stakeholder engagements, our commitment to corporate responsibility allows us to set goals that contribute to the long-term success of our business and our bottom line, while managing our social and environmental impacts. This recognition helps to reaffirm our continued efforts.”
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking is based on 155 ESG factors in eight pillars: climate change, employee relations, environment, finance, governance, human rights, stakeholders and society, and ESG performance.

Using a methodology developed by 3BL Media, all Russell 1000 Index companies are researched by ISS ESG, the responsible investment research arm of Institutional Shareholder Services. There is no fee for companies to be included in 100 Best Corporate Citizens.

To compile the ranking, corporate data and information is obtained from publicly available sources only, rather than questionnaires or company submissions. Companies have the option to verify data collected for the ranking at no cost. Data and information used in the 2022 edition of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking is from March 19, 2021, to March 18, 2022.

“Achieving the transformational targets in the Paris Agreement and UN Sustainable Development Goals in this decisive decade requires all companies to truly embed ESG issues into the core of their business,” said Dave Armon, CEO of 3BL Media. “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2022 are answering the call by demonstrating the societal and bottom-line value of leadership and transparency around ESG topics. They are setting ambitious goals, outlining robust strategies for achieving them, disclosing data to measure progress, and accounting for all stakeholders in business decisions.”

Other recent awards by Qualcomm include:

  • Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index: 2022, 2021
  • Newsweek’s America’s Most Responsible Companies: 2022, 2021, 2020
  • Fortune, Change the World List: 2020, 2019
  • Fast Company, Most Innovative Companies: 2020, 2019
  • Fast Company World Changing Ideas: 2022, 2021
  • Forbes, World’s Best Employers: 2020, 2019
  • Fortune, World’s Most Admired Companies: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019
  • See full list of awards here

For access to the complete 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2022 ranking and methodology visit: https://100best.3blmedia.com/

About Qualcomm
Qualcomm is the world’s leading wireless technology innovator and the driving force behind the development, launch, and expansion of 5G. When we connected the phone to the internet, the mobile revolution was born. Today, our foundational technologies enable the mobile ecosystem and are found in every 3G, 4G and 5G smartphone. We bring the benefits of mobile to new industries, including automotive, the internet of things, and computing, and are leading the way to a world where everything and everyone can communicate and interact seamlessly.

Qualcomm Incorporated includes our licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of our patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of our engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of our products and services businesses, including our QCT semiconductor business. Learn more here.

About the 100 Best Corporate Citizens Ranking
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens debuted in 1999 in Business Ethics Magazine and appeared annually in Corporate Responsibility Magazine for many years. 3BL Media has managed the ranking since 2018. To compile the ranking, each company in the Russell 1000 Index is ranked according to its transparency and performance on 155 environmental, social and governance factors.

About 3BL Media
3BL Media’s unrivaled distribution platforms and TriplePundit Brand Studio promote the environmental, social, governance (ESG) initiatives of leading companies, private equity firms, nonprofits and NGOs to a global audience. Learn more here.

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