adidas AG listed in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 17th consecutive year

The ranking once again puts the company among the best-in-class sustainability performers in the world
adidas AG listed in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 17th consecutive year
September 8, 2016

For the 17th year in a row, adidas AG has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), which evaluates the sustainability performance of the largest 2,500 companies listed in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index.

The company was rated industry best in seven criteria:

  • Brand Management
  • Innovation Management
  • Risk & Crisis Management
  • Environmental Policy & Management Systems
  • Operational Eco-Efficiency
  • Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy and
  • Stakeholder Engagement.

The results of the annual DJSI review were announced by RobecoSAM, a global investment group focused exclusively on sustainability investing, in collaboration with S&P Dow Jones Indices. 

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices are the longest-running global sustainability benchmarks, a key reference point in sustainability investing for investors and an effective engagement platform for companies which want to adopt sustainable best practices.

The annual review of the DJSI family is based on a thorough analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, climate change mitigation, supply chain standards, labour practices, branding and customer relationship management.

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