Carnival Corporation Named One of America’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens

World’s largest leisure travel company ranked 35th in annual survey of 1,000 largest U.S. public companies by Corporate Responsibility Magazine

MIAMI (May 7, 2018) — Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, was today named one of the top 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2018 by Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine). The company ranked No. 35 in CR Magazine’s 19th annual survey that recognizes exceptional environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of U.S. public companies.

This marks the third consecutive year and sixth time in the past eight years that Carnival Corporation has been recognized with the 100 Best Corporate Citizens distinction. Carnival Corporation achieved the highest rank in corporate responsibility among firms in the travel and tourism sector and was the only cruise-specific company to make the list, which uses the Russell 1000 Index of U.S. public companies as its base.

Of all the companies evaluated for the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list, Carnival Corporation ranked in the top half in two categories: environmental (at No. 11) and corporate governance (at No. 32).

“As the world’s leading cruise company with nine global brands, we are committed to consistently exceeding the expectations our nearly 12 million annual guests – which is made possible by our 120,000 passionate employees who are also dedicated to building on our distinguished legacy as a responsible corporate citizen,” said John Haeflinger, senior vice president of maritime policy and analysis for Carnival Corporation. “We are proud to be recognized by CR Magazine for our ongoing commitment to operating with transparency, responsibility and accountability. We share this recognition with each of our employees for helping us earn such an impressive distinction.”

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