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Fibria named in 2013-14 Dow Jones Sustainability Index and Dow Jones Sustainability Index Emerging Markets

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Fibria named in 2013-14 Dow Jones Sustainability Index and Dow Jones Sustainability Index Emerging Markets

September 12, 2013 - 17:38
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SAO PAULO, Sept. 12, 2013 (Press Release) -Fibria has been selected in the 2013/2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) and Dow Jones Sustainability Index Emerging Markets (DJSI Emerging Markets), a selection of the world's and emerging markets' companies with the best sustainability practices.

Fibria has been selected as the Forestry and Paper sector leader in DJSI World, among 11 companies evaluated. The industry has only one additional member in the index (finnish UPM-Kymmene). This year, only 8 brazilian companies were chosen as members of the DJSI World. Regarding the DJSI Emerging Markets, there are two companies of the sector - Fibria and Duratex -, being Fibria appointed as the leader between the 8 companies that competed in the index. The announcement was made by RobecoSAM, an independent Swiss firm dedicated to sustainable investments.

The DJSI World was launched in 1999 and provides an annual assessment of the economic, social and environmental performance of 3,300 companies, spread across 58 economic sectors. RobecoSAM chooses the top companies with the best practices to comprise the index, taking into consideration themes such as corporate governance, management of human capital, and climate change, among others.