Stora Enso has received the highest score among the forestry and paper companies listed in the European Dow Jones STOXX Sustainability Index. This is the 10th year running that Stora Enso has been included in the index. This year Stora Enso was also listed in the DJSI World Index.
Stora Enso was given a higher score than any other company in the industry for eco-efficiency and social reporting. The Group was also equal top-ranked for the sustainable management of forests, as well as environmental policies and management systems.
The members of the DJSI for 2010-2011 were announced today, Thursday 9 September. "We have been listed in the index for ten years already, but to be ranked the best European company in the DJSI World Index is a great achievement. I am happy to see that our efforts are paying off," said Stora Enso's CEO Jouko Karvinen. "It is all about improvement. To be listed in this index you need to improve your performance every single year. We have been working hard to get here, and we will keep on making such efforts."
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes are the first global indexes to track the financial performance of leading sustainability-driven companies. Companies are included in or deleted from the indexes based on their economic, environmental and social performance. The indexes provide investors with reliable and objective benchmarks to manage their sustainability portfolios.