MADISON, N.J., September 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, was named for the twelfth consecutive year in the North America Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) and for a thirteenth year in the World DJSI.
by Lara Birkes, HPE’s Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President, Living Progress
As world leaders gather in New York City next week for the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, I am reminded what a difference a year makes. Last year, at their 70th session, the UNGA released a bold set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to advance social, environmental and economic progress by 2030. Then in December, 195 country leaders gathered in Paris to adopt the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal.
Company is only U.S. diversified financial firm to make index for past three years in a row
Furthering its track record of excellence in corporate social responsibility (CSR), BNY Mellon has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the third consecutive year. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) are some of the most highly regarded global sustainability indices, tracking the stock performance of leading businesses across industries globally based on analysis from RobecoSAM® of financially material economic, environmental and social criteria.
Los Angeles, September 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has been included on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the third year in a row. This prestigious index recognizes corporations demonstrating leadership in environmental, social and governance performance.
The 600 largest North American companies of the S&P Global Broad Market Index were invited to participate in the RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment. Of these, less than 25 percent were included on the DJSI.
Novo Nordisk improves its total score by two points to remain among the best in the pharmaceutical industry and is now included in both the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and European Index.
Bagsværd, Denmark, September 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Novo Nordisk remains at the top of the pharmaceutical sector on the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) with a score of 83 out of a possible 100. The company’s score is an improvement of two points from 2015, six points behind Roche, the 2016 industry leader.
Bethesda, Md., September 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – For the third year in a row, the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) has recognized Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] as best-in-class in the area of corporate sustainability. This distinction is only given to the top 10 percent of the largest 2,500 companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index based on long-term environmental, social and economic benchmarks. Lockheed Martin is the only North American prime defense contractor included on the World Index.
Company named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America)
DUBLIN, September 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) was recognized today as one of the world's leading companies for sustainability with its ranking on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America) for the ninth consecutive year. DJSI North America analyzes companies on a variety of sustainability criteria, including economic performance, environmental stewardship and social responsibility. This adds to the recognition Medtronic received earlier this year through its continued inclusion in the FTSE4Good Index Series.
SWORDS, Ireland, September 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, has been named to the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices for a sixth consecutive year. Continued placement on this index series showcases the company’s position as an economic, environmental and social leader among peer companies.