DowDuPont Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
Published: Sep 13, 2018
Recognized as a sustainability leader in the Materials Industry category
MIDLAND, Mich. & WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DowDuPont™ (NYSE: DWDP) was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) by S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on sustainability investing. DowDuPont was recognized as a sustainability leader in the “Materials Industry” category and was assessed on financially material Environmental, Social, and Governance factors.
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“It is a tremendous honor to be named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the second consecutive year since the DowDuPont merger,” said Howard Ungerleider, chief financial officer, DowDuPont. “As we prepare for the intended separations of our three industry-leading companies – Dow, DuPont and Corteva – sustainability will remain a core tenet of the long-term strategies for each. By driving innovations that protect life and the environment, we will continue to create sustainable economic value.”
DowDuPont was also named to the DJSI North America Index. Since launching in 1999, the DJSI has provided benchmarking of the world’s largest companies in terms of their economic, environmental, and social performance. More than 3,400 companies are asked to participate in the Corporate Sustainability Assessment.
DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com.