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Sustainability Reporting 101 - Part 7: Top Ten Sustainability Acronyms and Why They Matter

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Several years ago, I got a new assignment at work and suddenly found myself immersed in sustainability reporting. As I set out to learn my new job, I discovered an alphabet soup of acronyms that made my head spin on a daily basis. I tried to make sense of what the experts were saying, but thelanguage seemed to barely resemble English. So, one of my first orders of business was to learn the key acronyms of this new discipline. It was clear to me that if I didn’t understand these, I would continue to be lost and confused a good bit of the time.

HP Recognized for Environmental Commitment

Company named an industry leader for sustainability efforts
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by Michael_Thacker

HP’s commitment to environmental stewardship and addressing climate change has been recognized in two influential environmental reports that rank the world’s leading sustainability companies.

CSX Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Second Consecutive Year

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(3BL Media) Jacksonville, FL - September 19, 2012 - CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) announced that it was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the second consecutive year and was the only U.S. railroad  listed in 2012.

“Sustainable practices improve today’s operations and position CSX for a strong future,” said Michael J. Ward, chairman, president and chief executive officer. “CSX remains committed to transparency and accountability and will continue to implement new sustainability strategies as our business grows.”

ConAgra Foods Citizenship Commitment Recognized by Two Leading Sustainability Measures

Food company named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index
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(3BL Media) Omaha, NE - September 13, 2012 - ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG), one of North America’s leading packaged food companies, today announced that it has been named to two leading sustainability indices. For the second straight year the company has earned a spot on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, and for the first time, the company has been added to the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP’s) 2012 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index.

Quest Diagnostics Selected as Member of Dow Jones® Sustainability Index

Company Again Named to Both World and North American Indexes
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, NJ - October 6, 2011 - Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, today announced that it has again been selected to be part of the Dow Jones® Sustainability World Indexes and North America Indexes (DJSI World and DJSI North America).

Medtronic Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Index Acknowledges Corporate Sustainability Accomplishments
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Minneapolis, MN - Sept. 26, 2011 -  Recognizing its leadership in meeting the needs of economic, environmental, and social stakeholders, Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) has been named a member company in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and the FTSE4Good Index Series. The DJSI World represents the top 10 percent of the largest 2,500 companies in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market.

PepsiCo Named Top Food and Beverage Company in 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

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The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) named PepsiCo the beverage sector leader for the third consecutive year.  The company has now been named a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index six times and the World Index five times. Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes are the first global indexes tracking the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. Based on the cooperation of Dow Jones Indexes and SAM, they provide asset managers with reliable and objective benchmarks to manage sustainability portfolios.

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The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) named PepsiCo the beverage sector leader for the third consecutive year.  The company has now been named a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index six times and the World Index five times. Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes are the first global indexes tracking the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. Based on the cooperation of Dow Jones Indexes and SAM, they provide asset managers with reliable and objective benchmarks to manage sustainability portfolios.

Barrick named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

African Barrick Gold launches $10 million community development fund
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The announcement of the annual DJSI rankings comes as Barrick undertakes new initiatives to further strengthen its CSR performance, which are profiled in the latest edition of the company’s magazine Beyond Borders.

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The announcement of the annual DJSI rankings comes as Barrick undertakes new initiatives to further strengthen its CSR performance, which are profiled in the latest edition of the company’s magazine Beyond Borders.

UPS Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Eighth Year in a Row

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For the eighth year in a row, UPS has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America, based on the company's economic, environmental and social practices. 

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For the eighth year in a row, UPS has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America, based on the company's economic, environmental and social practices. 

Sodexo Commitment to Combining Economic and Corporate Citizenship Performance Recognized Again

Company recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the sixth time as the global leader for its industry segment
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Issy-les-Moulineaux -  September 20, 2010 - Sodexo has been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the sixth time as the global leader for its industry segment, "Hotels, Restaurants, Bars & Recreational Services" for the year 2010-2011. Sodexo received an overall score of 82% from the ratings agency, SAM (Sustainable Asset Management), based on an assessment of its economic, social and environmental performance. The average overall score for sector businesses was 56%. 

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