STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M has been included to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index for the first time and the World Index for the fourth consecutive year.
The Dow Jones Sustainability indices list the most sustainable companies based on an extensive annual assessment conducted by independent asset managers from the investment specialist RobecoSAM.
“We are proud to be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the fourth year in a row. And the inclusion in the Europe Index proves our strong ambitions and progress. It is a great recognition of H&M’s sustainability engagement and the hard work we do every day,” says Anna Gedda, Head of Sustainability at H&M.
Launched in 1999, the DJSI World is the first global index to track the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies based on financially material economic, environmental, and social factors. The index serves as benchmark for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios, and provide an effective engagement platform for companies who want to adopt sustainable best practices.
For more information: Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
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