Symantec Selected as a Leader in Sustainability
Created: 09 Sep 2009
Symantec was again selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index(DJSI World) and Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index(DJSI North America). The company is listed on the DJSI World Index for the second consecutive year and on the DJSI North America Index for the third consecutive year. The company is one of a handful of technology companies to be listed on the DJSI World Index. Some notable areas where Symantec has progressed in its environmental and social responsibility efforts which impacted the company’s score and ranking include improvements in environmental reporting and social reporting due to the publication of Symantec’s first Corporate Responsibility Report.
The DJSI World is comprised of the leading companies in terms of sustainability around the world. It captures the top ten percent based on long-term economic, environmental and social criteria out of the biggest 2500 companies worldwide. The DJSI North America captures the leading 20% in terms of sustainability out of the largest 600 North American companies. Companies are selected according to a systematic corporate sustainability assessment that identifies the leading sustainability-driven companies in each of the 57 industry sectors.