Dow Jones Sustainability Index.
Holcim Ltd strives to be one of the leading companies in sustainability worldwide. The Group has been reconfirmed as a member of the DJSI World Index in 2012/2013 in the building materials industry. Holcim has now been included in both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Dow Jones STOXX Sustainability Index for eleven years, demonstrating our ongoing and long-term commitment to sustainable development.
The assessment shows that the Group is successfully addressing core sustainability issues related to its industry in all the dimensions of the triple bottom line.
Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index was the first global index to track and assess the financial performance of leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. The Dow Jones World Index comprises the top 10 percent of the biggest 2,500 companies globally. The Dow Jones STOXX Sustainability Index (Europe) includes 20 percent of the best placed companies in the Dow Jones STOXXSM 600 Index. Analysis is based on an annual assessment of general and industry specific sustainability criteria undertaken by Sustainable Asset Management (SAM) Group.
More information on the indexes:
Corporate Sustainability data 2012