Wells Fargo Bank ranked sixth on Business Ethics magazine's "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list, published in the magazine's spring issue.

Business Ethics magazine recognized Wells for its commitment to community, diversity and human rights, according to a statement released by the bank.

The "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list was based on research by KLD Research & Analytics, a Boston-based research firm. Firms were ranked in eight categories, including return to shareholders, community, diversity, employees, environment, human rights, customers and governance.