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Caterpillar, CNH Industrial Named to 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Sept. 15, 2018
Caterpillar and CNH Industrial have been named to the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), including both the World and North America indices.

Caterpillar and CNH Industrial have been named to the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), including both the World and North America indices. This marks the 19th time Caterpillar has been included in the DJSI, and CNH Industrial makes the list for the eighth consecutive year.

"Caterpillar provides the solutions our customers use to build a better world," said Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby. "A better world includes sustainable practices and products. As a core value, we are focused on embedding sustainability into the design, manufacture and delivery of everything we do. We're proud of the progress we've made, and we continually strive to improve."

Some of the sustainability successes that led to Caterpillar's inclusion are:

  • Fostering a diverse and inclusive culture that leverages employees' unique talents, skills, abilities, backgrounds and experiences
  • A long history of and a strong process for innovation in the research and development of new and improved products
  • Improvements to operational environmental performance and management of environmental practices
  • Collaboration with suppliers to assess sustainability performance and identify improvement opportunities
  • Public reporting and third-party verification of social and environmental goals and progress
  • Commitment to communities around the globe, as well as the Caterpillar Foundation's focus on poverty alleviation

The annual DJSI process follows a best-in-class approach, evaluating numerous corporate economic, environmental and social performance factors.

For more on Caterpillar's sustainability progress, read the 2017 Sustainability Report:

CNH Industrial is the industry leader in Machinery and Electrical Equipment in the DJSI, World and Europe, for the eighth consecutive year.

The DJSI World and DJSI Europe are among the most prestigious sustainability-focused equity indices. Inclusion in these indices is exclusively for companies that are judged as exemplary in terms of their economic, environmental and social performance. This year, the DJSI World evaluation process invited 91 companies to participate in the Machinery and Electrical Equipment industry category, 11 of which were admitted to the index. For the DJSI Europe Index, 30 companies were invited to participate and six were admitted.

CNH Industrial received the highest score in the three dimensions of analysis: Operational Eco-Efficiency and Environmental Policy & Management System (environmental dimension) as well as Social Reporting (social dimension) and Innovation Management (economic dimension).

In April of this year, CNH Industrial released its 2017 Sustainability Report along with A Sustainable Year, a publication for general audiences recounting the main sustainability activities the company and its employees accomplished in 2017.

CNH Industrial is also included in the following indexes: CDP Climate Change program and CDP Water program, MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes, MSCI SRI Indexes, FTSE4Good Index Series, ECPI Global Agriculture Liquid, ECPI World ESG Equity, ECPI Global Developed ESG Best-in-Class, ECPI Euro ESG Equity, Euronext Vigeo Europe 120, Euronext Vigeo Eurozone120, Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index, STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index, STOXX Global ESG Environmental Leaders Index, STOXX Global ESG Social Leaders Index, STOXX Global ESG Impact Index, STOXX Global Low Carbon Footprint Index, and STOXX Global Reported Low Carbon Index.

Additional information on Sustainability at CNH Industrial:

The 2017 Sustainable Report:

A Sustainable Year:

Additional information on the DJSI: