2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes

Sep 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Sustainability

SAM, the investment boutique focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing, and Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, announced on September 8th the 2011 results of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) annual review.

729 companies participated in the SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment, a 40% increase since 2007.

41 companies will be added to the DJSI World Index and 23 companies will be deleted.

 

DJSI World Index Changes

Deletions

The largest deletions (by free-float market capitalization) are

  • Coca-Cola
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • EnCana
  • Royal KPN
  • Denso
  • Sumitomo
  • Essilor International
  • PG&E
  • Saipem
  • Fujitsu

 

Additions

The largest additions (by free-float market capitalization) to the DJSI World index include

  • Medtronic
  • Schneider Electric
  • Societe Generale
  • Woolworths
  • Zurich Financial Services
  • Intesa Sanpaolo
  • UniCredit
  • Hyundai Mobis
  • Kinross Gold
  • Air Products & Chemicals

 

DJSI Regional Index Changes

Deletions

Big-name deletions on the regional indexes include

  • Microsoft
  • FedEx
  • Waste Management
  • Allstate
  • National Bank of Canada
  • ArcelorMittal
  • Volkswagen
  • ING Groep

 

Additions

Notable additions to the regional indexes include

  • Goldman Sachs
  • CSX
  • Ingersoll Rand
  • EMC
  • Sprint Nextel
  • Kohls
  • ProLogis
  • Xerox
  • Mitsubishi
  • Newcrest Mining
  • Alcatel-Lucent
  • Zurich Financial Services

All changes will become effective with the open of the stock markets on September 19, 2011.

 

About the Author

Michael Bittner, CPEA, is an associate partner in the Boston, U.S.A. office of Environmental Resources Management and editor of the EHS Journal. He has more than 20 years of experience in the EHS field, including 17 years of EHS consulting experience and four years as the corporate environmental manager for a U.S. Department of Defense contractor. Mr. Bittner specializes in global EHS solutions including

  • Compliance and management systems auditing.
  • EHS management systems implementation and design.
  • Sustainability solutions.
  • Mergers and acquisitions support.

He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Auditing Roundtable.

Photograph:  Chinese Door Knocker by Phillip Collier, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

 

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