Xylem named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index, FTSE4Good Index Series
Xylem announced that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for the fourth consecutive year in recognition of its ongoing sustainability initiatives. The company was also included again in the FTSE4Good Index Series.
RYE BROOK, NY, Sept. 10, 2015 -- Today, Xylem Inc., a company dedicated to solving challenging water issues, announced that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the fourth consecutive year in recognition of its ongoing sustainability initiatives.
The company was also included again in the FTSE4Good Index Series, which recognizes companies that have met stringent environmental, social and governance practices.
The DJSI for North America tracks the performance of the top 20 percent of the 600 largest Canadian and United States companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index that lead the field in terms of sustainability.
The result of the Corporate Sustainability Assessment by RobecoSAM -- an investment boutique focused on sustainability investing -- the DJSI provides an in-depth analysis of economic, environmental and social criteria, such as corporate governance, water-related risks and stakeholder relations, with a special focus on industry-specific risks and opportunities.
Created by the global index company FTSE, FTSE4Good is an equity index series that is designed to facilitate investment in companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards. Companies in this series have met stringent environmental, social and governance criteria, and are positioned to capitalize on the benefits of responsible business practice.
Xylem (XYL) is a global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. For more information, visit www.xyleminc.com.