Showcases ongoing commitment to an innovation-driven sustainability strategy
Wolters Kluwer was named to the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI World and DJSI Europe). This is the ninth consecutive year the company has been included in these globally-respected sustainable investment indices and an endorsement of the company's commitment to corporate responsibility.
S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM today announced the results of their 2015 sustainability assessments. Wolters Kluwer belongs to the top 10% of the world's 2,500 largest corporations that make the grade for selection in the DJSI World. The ranking is based on a thorough analysis of corporate economic, environmental, and social performance, tracking issues such as corporate governance, risk management, branding, resource efficiency, supply chain standards, and labor practices.
"We are proud to have once again been included in such an influential ranking," said Nancy McKinstry, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board. "We view sustainability as a critical element in our strategy: our innovative portfolio enable our customers to improve people's lives and to make efficient use of resources all around the world. This recognition is a validation of our efforts to embed sustainability across our company and help ensure the long-term success of our customers."
Wolters Kluwer has been included in the DJSI ranking since 2007 and continues to be recognized for its corporate responsibility performance, including as one of Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World by Corporate Knights.
Wolters Kluwer reports on sustainability activities and awards on its website and in its annual Sustainability Report.