In this latest edition of the DJSI World, Brazil is represented by eight companies. Fibria has been the only Company selected in the Forestry and Paper sector, in which 11 were assessed globally. The announcement was made by the SAM Group, an independent Swiss firm dedicated to sustainable investments.
The Dow Jones Global Sustainability Index was launched in 1999 and provides an annual assessment of the economic, social and environmental performance of 2,500 companies, spread across 57 economic sectors. The SAM Group chooses the top 10% of 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.