OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE SEPTEMBER 12, 2013 at 1:00 PM
Outotec selected to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Outotec has been selected to the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index for 2013-2014. The DJSI follows a best-in-class approach, including companies across all industries that outperform their peers in numerous sustainability metrics.
"We are very proud to be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. It is a recognition for our hard work for enabling the sustainable use of Earth's natural resources. We are committed to the continuous improvement which is required from all the companies included in the Index", says President and CEO Pertti Korhonen.
As much as 89 percent of Outotec's order intake in 2012 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.
Each year, RobecoSAM invites over 3,000 listed companies from the 57 sectors to report annually on their sustainability practices. The Corporate Sustainability Assessment provides an in-depth analysis of economic, environmental and social practices, such as innovation or supply chain management, climate strategy and stakeholder engagement, with a special focus on industry-specific risks and opportunities. 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: Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
For further information please contact:
Minna Aila, Senior Vice President - Communications & Corporate Responsibility
Tel. +358 40 5131470