INWOOD, N.Y. — Electrolux has once again been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSWI), a stock portfolio that includes the top 10% of the world’s 2,500 largest companies. This is the 10th year that Electrolux has been named to the index.
“I am proud Electrolux is ranked among the world’s sustainability leaders for the 10th time,” says Hans Straberg, Electrolux president and chief executive officer. “Playing an active role in the climate challenge represents a business opportunity for Electrolux and reflects our commitment to being a part of the solution. Our most important contribution toward a more sustainable world is to continue to develop and produce energy-efficient appliances.”
According to the DJSWI, Electrolux demonstrates outstanding performance in particular brand management, environmental management systems, stakeholder engagement and standards for suppliers.
The DJSWI follows a best-in-class approach and includes sustainability leaders from each industry on a global and regional level. The evaluation is based on criteria such as climate change strategies, energy consumption, human resources development, knowledge management, stakeholder relations and corporate governance.