Rome, 8 September 2016 – For the seventh year in a row, Leonardo-Finmeccanica has been selected as an index component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), which include companies with excellent results in sustainability practices.
The consolidated presence of Leonardo-Finmeccanica in the most recognized equity indices on sustainability reflects Company’s commitment to continuously improve the performances related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) and to develop good corporate sustainability practices.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices are revised every year by RobecoSAM, a Swiss asset manager responsible for the assessment of the companies. In 2016 Leonardo-Finmeccanica is one of the 9 Aerospace & Defense companies and one of the 7 Italian-based companies selected in the DJSI series.
Mauro Moretti, Leonardo-Finmeccanica CEO and General Manager, commented: “We are proud to be confirmed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Europe for the seventh year in a row. Once again, we have proved our ability to manage effectively global important challenges and comply with the highest standards of responsible business conduct. This achievement is a stimulus to further improve our performance on sustainability, creating value for our shareholders, customers, suppliers, business partners and all stakeholders”.
In terms of specific criteria, on the other hand, as for example CO2, Leonardo is also actively involved in the annual assessment of the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).
On annual basis, CDP assesses more than 3,000 listed companies benchmarking them through the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI).
Based on such evaluation, CDP, that represents more than 650 international investors, a huge number of investors, banks and brokers follow the performance of companies ranked in the CDLI.
Finmeccanica takes successfully part to the annual assessment carried out by CDP with a distinguished approach in terms of the info provided.
Since March 2016 Leonardo has been included in the ECPI World ESG Equity Index
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