OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 at 1:15 PM
Outotec selected again to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Outotec has been selected for the second consecutive year to the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index for 2014-2015. The DJSI follows a best-in-class approach, including companies across all industries that outperform their peers in numerous sustainability metrics.
"Inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index makes us very proud of the work we have done. It means that we have been able to demonstrate our commitment to our mission: the sustainable use of Earth's natural resources. We improved our score clearly from last year, showing spirit of continuous improvement", says Minna Aila, SVP, Marketing, Communications and Corporate Responsibility.
As much as 87 percent of Outotec's order intake in 2013 comprised of environmental goods and services according to the OECD criteria. The company has developed many breakthrough technologies for metals and minerals processing, and is also creating innovative solutions for renewable energy industry and industrial water treatment.
In 2014, RobecoSAM invited 3,395 listed companies from the 57 sectors to report on their sustainability practices. The Corporate Sustainability Assessment provided an in-depth analysis of economic, environmental and social practices with a strong focus on long-term shareholder value. Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes provide investors with reliable and objective benchmarks to manage their sustainability portfolios.
For further information on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, please visit: www.sustainability-indices.com.
For further information please contact:
Minna Aila, Senior Vice President - Marketing, Communications & Corporate Responsibility
Tel. +358 40 5131470