Union Pacific Railroad Among 100 Best Corporate Citizens

OMAHA, Neb. — Corporate Responsibility has named Union Pacific Railroad among its 100 Best Corporate Citizens for the second consecutive year. Union Pacific is ranked No. 81 on the 2011 list.

The 100 Best Corporate Citizens 2011 rankings are based on publicly available data sources from Russell 1000 companies. The methodology collected information on 324 data points in seven categories: climate change, employee relations, environment, financial, governance, human rights and philanthropy.

Union Pacific ranks among the leaders in governance and philanthropy.

“Our employees remain dedicated to Union Pacific’s mission to serve,” said Jim Young, Union Pacific chairman and chief executive officer. “Customers continue to recognize the value we provide in delivering safe and reliable service, which is leading to new business and record levels of customer satisfaction.

“Whether it’s providing logistics solutions to our customers, working to overcome a natural disaster or contributing to improve the quality of life in our nearly 7,000 communities, our employees exemplify a commitment to safety, service and productivity that helps Union Pacific meet America’s freight transportation and infrastructure needs. We are proud to be recognized as one of Corporate Responsibility’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens.”