UST graduate business alumni have helped to put 5 Minnesota-based companies on The Ethisphere Institute’s annual list of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies.”

Twin Cities Business reports:

St. Paul-based Ecolab, Vadnais Heights-based H.B. Fuller, and Plymouth-based The Mosaic Company were listed in the chemical company category. Meanwhile, Minneapolis-based Target Corporation appeared in the retail category, and Minneapolis-based Thrivent Financial for Lutherans was one of the financial services companies that made the list. This year’s list included 138 companies. Ecolab, Mosaic, Target, and Thrivent also appeared on the 2012 “World’s Most Ethical Companies” list, which also included Richfield-based Best Buy Company. The 2011 list included Ecolab, Target, Best Buy, and Golden Valley-based General Mills.

So, where are the UST business alumni? Here’s our count from this year’s list:

  • Target – 460 alumni
  • Thrivent Financial – 44 alumni
  • Ecolab – 85 alumni
  • H.B. Fuller – 26 alumni
  • The Mosaic Company – 7 alumni

Thanks to Bring Me The News for sharing this story initially, as well.