Bombardier Recipient of Sustainability Distinctions
June 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Bombardier announced today that it has been recognized as a worldwide sustainability leader, as well as a top performer in Canada, with three distinctions highlighting the company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility.
Bombardier has entered in the Euronext Vigeo World 120 index, a sustainability index launched in November 2012 by NYSE Euronext, the world’s largest exchange group, and Vigeo, the leading European expert in responsible performance, to promote and support responsible investment. The Euronext Vigeo World 120 index represents the top 120 companies, highlighting universal leaders in corporate responsibility, and is based on an underlying universe of listed companies in North America, Asia-Pacific and Europe belonging to the world 2000 largest capitalizations as rated by Vigeo and based on referential stock market indices. NYSE Euronext and Vigeo screen six domains (environment, business behaviour, corporate governance, human rights, human resources and community involvement), 38 sustainability drivers, and four risk categories (reputation, human capital, operational efficiency and legal security).
Bombardier also ranked 11th on Corporate Knights’ 2013 Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list. The Best 50 has celebrated Canada’s corporate sustainability leaders since 2002, its methodology recognized globally as a best practice for transparency and objectivity.
Additionally, Bombardier is included in Sustainalytics’ 2013 list of the 50 Most Socially Responsible Corporations in Canada. The list recognizes top-performing Canadian businesses within their respective industries for their sustainability efforts and commitment, based on environmental, social and governance indicators.
For more information on the Euronext Vigeo World 120 index, visit: http://www.vigeo.com/csr-rating-agency/en/actualites-a-presse/blog-9
For more information on Corporate Knights’ 2013 Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada, visit: http://www.corporateknights.com/article/best-50-2013
For more information on Sustainalytics’ 50 Most Socially Responsible Corporations in Canada, visit: http://www2.macleans.ca/canada-top-50-socially-responsible-corporations-2013/
Bombardier is the world’s only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.
Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, we posted revenues of $16.8 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.
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