"Whole Foods Market is honored to be a part of this
list. We're so proud of our Team Members and the
success we've accomplished," said Walter Robb,
co-CEO of Whole Foods Market. "We see great
opportunities in front of us. As America's healthiest
grocery store, we will keep working to deliver a fun and
nourishing shopping experience for our customers and a
supportive work environment for our Team Members, resulting
in great returns for all of our stakeholders."
Whole Foods Market was ranked in the top ten for social
responsibility and product quality. The only company from
Austin to make the list, Whole Foods Market was tenth among
the all Texas-based companies included this year.
Each company on the list was scored on innovation, people
management, use of assets, social responsibility,
management quality, financial soundness, long-term
investment, product quality and global competitiveness.
The list and related stories appear in the March 19 issue
of FORTUNE, which is available on newsstands now and at www.fortune.com.