Siemens best-in-class in sustainability
16 September 2014
• Company achieves top ranking in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
• No. 1 and thus the most sustainable industrial company across seven sectors
Siemens has been named the most sustainable company in its industry group. The Swiss investment company RobecoSAM compiles the internationally renowned DowJones Sustainability Index (DJSI) each year for Dow Jones, a provider of financialmarket indices. In this year’s DJSI, Siemens ranked first in the Capital GoodsIndustry Group, which includes about 350 companies from seven sectors. Siemens was able to reaffirm its rating from the previous year and achieved a very high totalscore of 93 out of a maximum of 100 points (after earning 93 points last year). This means that Siemens has been represented every year since the DJSI was firstpublished 15 years ago.
At the same time, the company again captured the No. 1 spot in the area of Industrial Conglomerates, where it took first place among 46 companies. This sector also includes companies such as 3M, Philips and Toshiba. “We’re convinced thatsustainability is crucial for Siemens AG’s long-term economic success. For this reason, achieving this recognition again makes us very proud, and confirms thestrong emphasis we place on sustainability,” said Roland Busch, who is a memberof the Siemens AG Managing Board and has special responsibility for sustainability.