The World Benchmarking Alliance launches global consultation on sustainability rankings of companies

Aviva, in partnership with Index Initiative, the United Nations Foundation and the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, will today launch the consultation phase of the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA). This global multi-stakeholder initiative will develop and publish free to access, publicly available benchmarks ranking companies on their sustainability performance and contributions towards achieving the Sustainable […] ... lees meer

Nederlandse grote bedrijven scoren bovengemiddeld op duurzaamheid

Nederland stijgt weer op de belangrijkste graadmeter voor duurzaamheid, de Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Had Nederland vorig jaar nog 15 bedrijven in deze ranglijst, dit jaar zijn het er 16. Hiermee scoren Nederlandse multinationals internationaal bovengemiddeld als het gaat om duurzaamheid.  VNO-NCW is bijzonder trots op KPN, dat volgens onafhankelijke experts het meest duurzame […] ... lees meer

Unilever tops high-profile sustainability ranking

Unilever has once again ranked first in the Personal Products sector of the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) – one of the most credible and high-profile markers of corporate sustainability leadership. DJSI assesses and ranks the economic, environmental and social performance of over 3,000 publicly traded companies. Unilever has participated in the benchmark since it was […] ... lees meer

KPN voor het eerst het duurzaamste telecombedrijf in de wereld

RobecoSAM heeft vandaag de resultaten bekend gemaakt van de jaarlijkse review van de Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. KPN is nu het duurzaamste bedrijf in de industriegroep Telecommunications als ‘Industry Group Leader’. Dit is voor het eerst dat KPN deze koppositie bereikt. MVO-adviesbureau Sustainalize adviseerde KPN in het traject. Dit jaar werd geen andere Nederlandse onderneming leider […] ... lees meer

DSM among leaders in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Royal DSM, a global science company active in health, nutrition and materials, has yet again been named among the world leaders in the Materials industry group in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index published today. DSM has been recognized for its consistent and longstanding commitment to sustainability, having been named among the global leaders for the past […] ... lees meer

Randstad Holding in DJSI 2017 and assessed best in class in the social dimension

Today, the results have been announced of the annual Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (‘DJSI’) review. Launched in 1999, the DJSI recognize the leading companies in each industry sector for responsible economic, environmental, and social performance. Randstad Holding is proud to be included as a member in the Professional Services industry of the DJSI world and […] ... lees meer

Philips Lighting Named Industry Leader in the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Philips Lighting today announced that it achieved the status of Industry leader in the Electrical Components and Equipment category of the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). The company’s overall score was 85 out of 100 points, demonstrating that sustainability is central to Philips Lighting’s company strategy and purpose. This is the first year that […] ... lees meer

Ahold Delhaize ranks among leaders in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Ahold Delhaize was once again recognized today in the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), ranking among the industry leaders in the Food and Staples Retailing sector. Ahold Delhaize received a total score of 73 (out of 100), well above the Food and Staples Retailing industry average score of 45. The DJSI World […] ... lees meer

Air France-KLM has ceded its no. 1 position to ANA Holdings as most sustainable airline

Today it was announced that ANA Holdings heads the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), the leading international index rating the operational sustainability of corporations worldwide. After 12 consecutive years as the world’s most sustainable airline, Air France-KLM has ceded its No. 1 position to ANA Holdings.  “I congratulate ANA Holdings with its ranking as the […] ... lees meer