Elekta named one of the world's most ethical companies in 2019 by Ethisphere

Award honors those companies who recognize their critical role to influence and drive positive change in the business community and societies around the world.

STOCKHOLM, February 26, 2019 – Elekta (EKTA-B.ST), a leader in precision radiation medicine, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies®.

In 2019, 128 honorees were recognized, spanning 21 countries and 50 industries. The honorees profoundly illustrate how companies continue to be the driving force for improving communities, building capable and empowered workforces, and fostering corporate cultures focused on ethics and a strong sense of purpose.  

“Listening to our stakeholders plays a crucial role in fulfilling our company’s mission to continuously evolve our products and services in a responsible way that benefits investors, customers, employees and of course, patients,” said Richard Hausmann, Elekta’s President and CEO. “We put great value on adhering to our stringent business ethics, a key focus area in our compliance program. It is rewarding that our best practices have resulted not only in the trust of our stakeholders but in receiving this prestigious award.”

“Today, employees, investors and stakeholders are putting their greatest trust in companies to take leadership on societal issues. Companies that take the long view with a purpose-based strategy are proven to not only outperform but last,” said Ethisphere’s Chief Executive Officer, Timothy Erblich. “I congratulate everyone at Elekta for earning this recognition.” 
  

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For further information, please contact:
Oskar Bosson, Global EVP Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
Tel: +46 70 410 7180, e-mail: Oskar.Bosson@elekta.com
Time zone: CET: Central European Time
 
Raven Canzeri, Global Public Relations Manager
Tel: +1 770 670 2524, e-mail: raven.canzeri@elekta.com
Time zone: EST: Eastern Time

Clea Nabozny. Ethisphere Media Contact
Tel: +1 480 397 2658, e-mail: clea.nabozny@ethisphere.com 
Time zone: MST: Mountain Standard Time 

About Elekta
For almost five decades, Elekta has been a leader in precision radiation medicine. Our nearly 4,000 employees worldwide are committed to ensuring everyone in the world with cancer has access to – and benefits from – more precise, personalized radiotherapy treatments. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Elekta is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm Exchange. Visit elekta.com or follow @Elekta on Twitter.

About the Ethisphere Institute
The Ethisphere® Institute is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character and measure and improve culture. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies recognition program and provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA). More information about Ethisphere can be found at: https://ethisphere.com.

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For further information, please contact

Oskar Bosson, Global EVP Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
Tel: +46 70 410 7180,
E-mail: Oskar.Bosson@elekta.com
Time zone: CET: Central European Time


Tel: +1 770 670 2524,
E-mail: raven.canzeri@elekta.com
Time zone: EST: Eastern Time

Clea Nabozny. Ethisphere Media Contact
Tel: +1 480 397 2658,
E-mail: clea.nabozny@ethisphere.com
Time zone: MST: Mountain Standard Time