(Business Wire) Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technology and services, has been named to the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) North America index, a comprehensive and highly regarded assessment of leading sustainability-driven companies. This is the second consecutive year Ecolab has been named to the North America index, and the company’s third listing since 2012.
“Our inclusion in the 2016 DJSI North America index reflects the commitment of our associates to responsible and sustainable business practices,” said Ecolab Chairman and CEO Douglas M. Baker, Jr. “We are honored to be recognized for this commitment, which is inherent in our work to make the world cleaner, safer and healthier.”
Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices track the leading sustainability-driven companies based on an analysis of financially relevant environmental, social and governance factors. The indices serve as benchmarks for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios and provide an effective engagement platform for companies seeking to adopt sustainable best practices.
For more information on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, visit www.sustainability-indices.com/.
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 2015 sales of $13.5 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.
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