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White Plains, NY, United States, 2011/08/02 - ITT named top corporate citizen in U.S. government contracting; Also wins 2011 International Stevie® Award for global citizenship in Asia (NYSE: ITT) - ITT.com. NYSE: ITT
ITT Corporation today announced that it has received multiple honors for its worldwide corporate citizenship efforts. ITT has recently been named one of the top 15 Best Citizens in Government Contracting by CR Magazine, and it has also been honored for the work of ITT Watermark, its signature global corporate citizenship program, with an International Stevie® Award for Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year in Asia, Australia and New Zealand by the 2011 International Business Awards?.
“It is a tremendous honor to be recognized as a leading corporate citizen and for the content and quality of our citizenship efforts,” said Steve Loranger, chairman, president and chief executive officer of ITT. “ITT is proud to leverage our products and expertise to support global customers and communities in need around the world.”
The CR Magazine Best Corporate Citizens in Government Contracting list annually ranks the top publicly traded companies that exemplify transparency and accountability while serving the United States government. ITT was selected for its high performance in each of seven categories: climate change, employee relations, environment, financial, governance, human rights and philanthropy.
ITT Watermark was recognized for its efforts to provide access to safe water and sanitation to children and families in Asia, among other developing areas around the world. In Asia, ITT Watermark partners with Water For People, Mercy Corps and Planet Water Foundation to provide safe water and sanitation to local communities and disaster victims. ITT Watermark’s work in Asia is one of several focus areas for the program, which seeks to provide and protect safe water resources for people in need. In its first three years (2008-2010), ITT Watermark impacted more than 500,000 beneficiaries.
To learn more about the recognition ITT received, visit the International Business Awards’ website at stevieawards.com/iba or view CR Magazine’s 2011 Best Corporate Citizens in Government Contracting list at thecro.com/files/BestCorporateCitizensGC2011-CR.PDF.
About ITT Corporation
ITT Corporation (itt.com) is a high-technology engineering and manufacturing company operating on all seven continents in three vital markets: water and fluids management, global defense and security, and motion and flow control. With a heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver extraordinary solutions that create more livable environments, provide protection and safety and connect our world. Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., the company reported 2010 revenue of $11 billion.