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Alcoa Named to FORTUNE Magazine's Most Admired List for 25th Consecutive Year NEW YORK--For the 25th year in a row, Alcoa (NYSE:AA) has
been named to FORTUNE Magazine’s “Most
Admired” list. The annual ranking is the
definitive report card on corporate reputations.
For its survey of 622 companies in 65 industries, FORTUNE asked industry
executives, directors and securities analysts to rate companies on eight
criteria ranging from investment value to social responsibility.
Last December, FORTUNE named Alcoa to its 2007 Blue-Ribbon Companies
list, an honor recognizing companies that appear on at least four FORTUNElists in a calendar year. Alcoa has also attained recognition as a
top role model in sustainable business practices, when named one of the
most sustainable corporations in the world for the fourth year in a row
at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Alcoa was the only
U.S. based company named to the list from the Materials sector.
Alcoa is the world leader in the production and management of primary
aluminum, fabricated aluminum and alumina combined, through its active
and growing participation in all major aspects of the industry. Alcoa
serves the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction,
commercial transportation and industrial markets, bringing design,
engineering, production and other capabilities of Alcoa's businesses to
customers. In addition to aluminum products and components including
flat-rolled products, hard alloy extrusions, and forgings, Alcoa also
markets Alcoa® wheels, fastening systems,
precision and investment castings, and building systems. The Company has
97,000 employees in 34 countries and has been named one of the top most
sustainable corporations in the world at the World Economic Forum in
Davos, Switzerland. More information can be found at www.alcoa.com