PepsiCo Selected for Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and Maintains Position on North American Index
PepsiCo, Inc. has been named a global sustainability leader as it was added to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the first time this year, as well as retaining its place on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America).
The DJSI World comprises the leading companies in terms of sustainability around the world. It captures the top 10% of the world’s 2,500 largest companies based on corporate economic, environmental and social performance. The DJSI North America captures the leading 20% of companies in terms of sustainability out of the largest 600 North American companies of the Dow Jones Global Index.
“PepsiCo’s addition to the DJSI World and maintaining our position on the DJSI North America is a prestigious achievement and reflects our commitment to ‘Performance with Purpose’ by achieving human, environmental and talent sustainability,” said Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO , PepsiCo.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes were announced by SAM, which was established in Zurich in 1995 as the first investment group focused exclusively on the integration of economic, environmental and social criteria into investing. In 1999, SAM teamed up with Dow Jones Indexes to launch the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) – the first benchmarks to thoroughly analyze a company’s sustainability criteria and impact. The indexes are used by asset managers and investors to manage a variety of financial products and sustainability-driven portfolios.
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