Embraer listed on Dow’s Sustainability Index
Sept. 12, 2014, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil - For the fifth consecutive year, Embraer has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World Universe 2014/2015), announced today. Based on the analysis of several sustainability metrics, the DJSI lists companies that stand out for their economic, social and environmental performance.
September 12, 2014 By Carey Fredericks
The index lists 319 companies, and Embraer is one of five companies from the Aerospace & Defense sector, out of 40 eligible. The analysis is conducted by the Swiss sustainable investment company RobecoSAM, which invited the world’s 2,500 largest companies of the S&P Global Broad Market Index, from 59 sectors to take part in the evaluation.
In 2009, Embraer appeared in DJSI analysis as "Sector Mover", which ranks companies by the number of positions gained among their peers. In 2010, Embraer was listed in the index, and was rated "Gold Class", reference given to companies with the best performance in their sector. In 2011, the Company was the Aerospace & Defense sector leader. Since then, Embraer has been listed in the DJSI World, and for the second year in a row joins the DJSI Emerging Markets Index.
Embraer’s continued presence on the index reflects its commitment to corporate governance principles and sustainable development.