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Blue Shield of California was recognized as one of the World’s® Most Ethical Companies in 2024 by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and promoting ethical business practices.

The not-for-profit health plan has received this recognition for the 12th time. In 2024, Ethisphere recognized 136 organizations representing 20 countries and 44 industries.

“One of Blue Shield of California’s strategic pillars is to stand up for what’s right,” said Venetia Marshall, Vice President and Chief Risk and Compliance Officer at Blue Shield of California. “This means that ethical conduct is an integral part of our company’s DNA and we are convinced that it will help us achieve our vision of creating a healthcare system that is worthy of our family and friends.”

Blue Shield is a not-for-profit health plan whose mission is to provide access to quality health care that is sustainably affordable for all. The company and its employees are also leading the way in responding to major health and social issues.

“It’s always inspiring to recognize the World’s® Most Ethical Companies. Through the rigorous evaluation process, we note the dedication of these organizations to the continuous improvement of their ethics, compliance and stewardship practices for the benefit of all stakeholders,” said Erica Salmon Byrne, Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Chair, Ethisphere. “Companies that promote the best cultures of ethics and integrity set the standard for corporate citizenship that their colleagues and competitors should follow. Congratulations to Blue Shield of California for earning this recognition and demonstrating that strong ethics are good business.”