OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE JANUARY 21, 2016 AT 1:30 PM
Outotec again the world's 3rd most sustainable company the Global 100 list
Outotec has been ranked for the second time the world's third most sustainable company on the Global 100 Index of Corporate Knights, the Toronto-based media and investment advisory company. This is the fourth consecutive year Outotec is included in the index. Companies named to the Global 100 index are the top overall sustainability performers in their respective industrial sectors, leaders in transparency, in resource productivity and on a range of other social and governance indicators.
Outotec has also received the Silver Class distinction for its excellent sustainability performance in RobecoSAM's annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment. RobecoSAM is also responsible for conducting the globally recognized Dow Jones Sustainable Indices assessments. Outotec has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the past three consecutive years.
"We are extremely happy about our third place on the Global 100 list and the Silver Class Award which recognize Outotec's continued efforts to enable sustainable use of natural resources. We work hard to reduce the environmental impact of our customers' operations through resource efficient and cleaner processing technologies and services as well as solutions for waste-to-energy, industrial water management, recycling and reprocessing of tailings and effluents", says Pertti Korhonen, CEO of Outotec.
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