DowDuPont Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
2017-09-12    [Source:Dow]
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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 corporate governance, risk management, branding, climate change mitigation, supply chain standards, and labor practices.

“We are honored to be recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for our industry-leading sustainability performance,” said Andrew Liveris, executive chairman of DowDuPont. “Sustainability is an inherent part of our long-term value proposition as it informs the decisions we make to drive success and create value for society. By embedding sustainability into our business strategy and innovation engine, we not only create a better company, but a better world.”

“DowDuPont is committed to redefining the role business plays in delivering sustainable solutions for society’s most pressing challenges,” said Ed Breen, chief executive officer of DowDuPont. “Sustainability is a key focus for each of our businesses. Collaborative partnerships and leadership in sustainable business practices benefit our communities, customers and shareholders alike.”

DowDuPont was also named to the DJSI North America Index. The Dow Chemical Company, a subsidiary of DowDuPont, has appeared on the DJSI for 16 years. 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.

About DowDuPont

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.

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