Valmet included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Valmet has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the third consecutive year and thus maintains its position among the world’s sustainability leaders. Valmet was listed both in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe indices.
The annual evaluation conducted by a Swiss investment specialist RobecoSAM comprehensively reviews the company’s performance with regard to social, environmental and financial factors. In total 316 companies were included in the DJSI World for 2016-2017.
Pasi Laine about the position of Valmet in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
“Maintaining our position in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index is an excellent achievement for Valmet. It proofs that we have been able to improve our sustainability performance year by year, which is a key criteria for inclusion. We have systematically proceeded with our sustainability agenda, and by doing so achieved many concrete results. We will now continue this work by implementing our updated sustainability action plans for the next three years,” says Pasi Laine, President and CEO of Valmet Corporation.
Valmet defined its sustainability agenda named Sustainability360º initially in early 2014. The agenda focuses on five core areas: sustainable supply chain; health, safety and environment; people and performance; sustainable solutions, and corporate citizenship. In the action plans for 2016-2018, special focus continues on ensuring a globally sustainable supply chain and continuous improvement of safety culture.