OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE JANUARY 22, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Outotec ranked the world's 12th most sustainable company on the Global 100 index of Corporate Knights
Outotec ranked 12th on the 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100) Index. This was the third consecutive year Outotec was included in the index (ranking 3rd in 2014).
Corporate Knights media and investment advisory company screened altogether 4,609 listed companies and included in the index the top overall sustainability performers in their respective industrial sector.
Commenting on this year's Global 100, Toby Heaps, Corporate Knights CEO, remarked, "The Global 100 represent the corporate trailblazers who are forging new ways to make more with less".
"We are proud to be again among the "trailblazers". We firmly believe that some of the world's most pertinent problems like climate change, excessive resource use, water scarcity and use of fossil energy can be solved through sustainable technologies and innovations. Being trailblazers, we must ensure that sustainability is present in everything we do to live within planetary boundaries", says Minna Aila, Head of Marketing, Communications and Corporate Responsibility.
Also announced this week, Outotec was recognized in another sustainability index, the 2015 edition of RobecoSAM's "The Sustainability Yearbook" and received the Bronze Class distinction for its excellent sustainability performance.
Outotec's sustainability reporting
Outotec reports according to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines. The sustainability report of 2014 will be published in March. The report 2013 as a whole is available at www.outotec.com/sustainability.
About the indices
Corporate Knights, the Toronto-based media and investment advisory company, produces corporate rankings, research reports and financial products based on corporate sustainability performance and announces annually The Global 100 index of the world's most sustainable corporations. Launched in 2005, the Global 100 has been recognized as the world's most credible corporate sustainability ranking. For full rankings and methodology details, please visit: www.global100.org or www.corporateknights.com/global100.
The RobecoSAM 2015 Sustainability Yearbook is available at: http://yearbook.robecosam.com/files/rs_data/pdf/RobecoSAM_Sustainability_Yearbook_2015.pdf
For further information please contact:
Minna Aila, SVP, Marketing, Communications & Corporate Responsibility
Tel. +358 20 529 2455, +358 40 5131470