Ecolab named to 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index

Ecolab recently announced that it has been named to the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices North America index.

ST. PAUL, MN, Sept. 11, 2015 -- Ecolab Inc., a specialist in water, hygiene and energy technology and services, recently announced that it has been named to the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) North America Index.

The annual Dow Jones Sustainability Indices are based on a thorough analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, branding, climate change mitigation, supply chain standards, and labor practices.

"We are honored to be named to the 2015 DJSI North America Index, a highly regarded benchmark of sustainability leadership," said Ecolab Chairman and CEO Douglas M. Baker, Jr. "This recognition is a result of our associates' work every day to make the world cleaner, safer and healthier -- within our own operations and by helping customers at more than one million locations meet their sustainability and operational goals."

Launched in 1999, the DJSI track the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. The indices serve as benchmarks for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios, and provide an effective engagement platform for companies who want to adopt sustainable best practices.

Previously, Ecolab was named to the 2012 DJSI World and North America Indices.

See also:

"Ecolab reaches agreement to acquire select assets of Swisher Hygiene"

"Ecolab helps improve environmental practices at distillery"


About Ecolab

A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2014 sales of $14 billion and 47,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. For more news and information, visit www.ecolab.com.

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