Hershey joins world's leading companies for top-tier economic, environmental and social performance
HERSHEY, Pa., October 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced that it has been selected to both the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Index.
Hershey is one of only 13 companies from the Food, Beverage and Tobacco Industry in the World Index and ranked in at least the 90th percentile in each of the three categories of Economic, Environmental and Social criteria. This is the second year in a row Hershey has been included in the North America Index and the first year Hershey has been named to the World Index.
Amidst increasingly intense public scrutiny of the energy sector, TransCanada received the good news this month that it has once again been named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) -- for the 12th consecutive year. DJSI World measures a company’s performance not only in terms of stock price, but also the organization’s commitment to environmental and social excellence.
Increasing droughts and water shortages are causing companies to pay more attention to their water use. Leaders like AT&T understand that proactively engaging in water conservation—including working with suppliers—can help mitigate its risks to water stress.
Citi Received the Highest Corporate Sustainability Assessment Score in the Diversified Financials Sector, Named to DJSI World and North America Indices for 12th Consecutive Year
NEW YORK, September 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Citi (NYSE: C) today announced that it has been named the Global Industry Group Leader for Diversified Financials in the 2013/2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), the first global index to track the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. This marks the 12th consecutive year Citi has been named to both the DJSI World and North America indices, and the first time Citi has been named a sector leader.
Montréal, September 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL; TSX and NYSE) today announced that the Company is one of only two North American companies to be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index in the Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods sector, with effect from September 23, 2013.
ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE:UPS) has once again been recognized for its leadership in the areas of sustainability and technology.
For the third year in a row, UPS secured a top position on the CDP’s global Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). UPS ranked in the top five percent of companies measured, with a score of 99 out of 100. The CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, works with its shareholders, customers and governments to measure and disclose environmental information. UPS has been recognized for this achievement since 2008.
September 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) announced that it has been ranked the most sustainable software and services company by Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the seventh consecutive year.
H&M has been included to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index World in 2013 for the second consecutive year. The index lists the most sustainable companies per sector based on an extensive annual assessment conducted by the independent asset managers at SAM.
"We are proud of the inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index again this year. It is a great recognition of H&M's strong sustainability work," says Helena Helmersson, Head of Sustainability at H&M.
Named Industry Leader for World Index Building Products industry group
TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – For the fourth year in a row, Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) has earned placement in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) in recognition of its sustainability initiatives. This year, Owens Corning was named the Industry Leader for the DJSI World Building Products industry group.
Composed of global sustainability leaders, the DJSI World Index is an elite listing of the world’s largest companies based on long-term economic, environmental and social criteria.