Siemens has again been recognized as one of the most sustainable companies in its industry. Each year, the investment company RobecoSAM compiles the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) – the world's most renowned ranking of its kind – for Dow Jones, a provider of financial market indices. In this year's DJSI, Siemens ranks among the leaders by taking second place in the Industrial Conglomerates area, which comprises 43 companies, including General Electric, 3M, Philips and Toshiba.
Siemens received a very positive overall assessment by scoring 90 out of a maximum of 100 points. The company has been represented in the DJSI every year since 1999, when the index was first published. The DJSI takes into account environmental and social factors as well as economic criteria. In addition, Siemens also received top marks in nine of the 20 DJSI categories, including customer and environmental management as well as corporate citizenship.
"Sustainability is and will remain a major success factor for Siemens and thus also for our customers. For this reason, we're very pleased to receive this honor again. By making our products even more energy-efficient and helping our customers reduce both their energy costs and their CO2 emissions, we're driving innovation at our company," said Roland Busch, the member of Siemens' Managing Board with special responsibility for sustainability.
Source: Siemens AG
Date: Sep 10, 2015