SOURCE: Tupperware BrandsDESCRIPTION:
ORLANDO, Fla., April 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Closing out a banner year in 2013, Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE: TUP) was recognized as one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" in the Home Equipment category of the annual ranking from Fortune.
"Since last year's rankings, Tupperware has continued to make great strides in empowering women across the world to pursue their entrepreneurial and personal goals," said Rick Goings, Chairman and CEO of Tupperware Brands Corporation. "The categories for which Tupperware was recognized reflect our key business priorities, and we are honored to be ranked on Fortune's Most Admired Companies list for the seventh year in a row."
In Fortune's rankings, Tupperware was noted for the quality of its global competitiveness, ranking first within the industry in that category. An example of Tupperware's global impact, measured in 2013 by a Global Fairness Initiative study, is illustrated by this infographic showcasing the company's social and economic impact in Indonesia.
Tupperware ranked second in the categories of innovation, social responsibility and quality of products/services.
Released annually, the Fortune World's Most Admired Companies list is seen as the definitive report card on corporate reputation. The rankings reflect the observations and opinions of industry executives, directors, and analysts on multiple criteria, from investment value to social responsibility. The latest rankings can be found in the March 17, 2014 issue of the magazine, as well as online.
Tupperware Brands Corporation is the leading global marketer of innovative, premium products across multiple brands utilizing a relationship based selling method through an independent sales force of 2.9 million. Product brands and categories include design-centric preparation, storage and serving solutions for the kitchen and home through the Tupperware brand and beauty and personal care products through the Armand Dupree, Avroy Shlain, BeautiControl, Fuller Cosmetics, NaturCare, Nutrimetics, and Nuvo brands.
Elinor Steele, Tupperware Brands
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