PRESS AND NEWS Makes Forbes’ List of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies

Enterprise cloud computing leader amongst the top 10 most trustworthy large-cap companies

SAN FRANCISCO – June 2, 2010 – (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced that it has made Forbes’ list of The 100 Most Trustworthy Companies. Most notably, was ranked amongst the top 10 of the most trustworthy large-cap companies along with Bed Bath & Beyond and Hormel Foods. The annual list, compiled by independent financial analytics company Audit Integrity, is made up of the American businesses that have consistently demonstrated transparent and solid corporate governance and management. and Forbes’ List of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies
• was selected from the more than 8,000 companies traded on U.S. exchanges that Audit Integrity scans. Every three months it assigns each company an accounting and governance risk score, or AGR, based on proprietary modeling designed to identify practices that historically have had a high correlation with increasing shareholder risk.
• More information on Audit Integrity’s methodology can be found here:

Comments on the News
• “It is a tremendous honor to make Forbes’ List of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies,” said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of “Business transparency is incredibly important to our organization and we are therefore extremely proud of this accomplishment.”

Additional Corporate Recognition
• Forbes’ listing follows being named by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 2010 for the fourth consecutive year, and making Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Places to Work For list for the second consecutive year.

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