Sandvik a top achiever in the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Sandvik is once again selected as a member of the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index. The top 10% most sustainable companies in each respective industry are included.
“Sustainability is key to our ability to create increased customer value, enabling us to help our customers become safer, more efficient and more productive. Hence, it is a natural part of our business strategy”, says Björn Rosengren, President and CEO of Sandvik.
“We continue to score high in Dow Jones Sustainability Index with a percentile ranking of 97, which means we perform better than 97% of the assessed companies in our industry”, comments Christina Båge-Friborg, Head of Sustainable Business.
Sandvik performed best of the assessed companies in our industry (Capital Goods) in the dimensions Customer Relationship Management, Environmental Reporting, Corporate Citizenship, Philanthropy and Human Capital Development and Labor Practice Indicators.
About The Dow Jones Sustainability Index
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) was launched in 1999. It assesses the world’s 4,500 largest companies and is one of the most respected independent sustainability ranking indices in the world. The DJSI assessment is extensive and includes a detailed analysis of management practices and performance measures within areas such as corporate governance, risk management, anticorruption, innovation, climate change mitigation, sustainable supplier management and labor practices.