CNH Industrial is the Industry Leader in Machinery and Electrical Equipment in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), World and Europe, for the seventh consecutive year. The company has also been named Industry Group Leader in Capital Goods for the second time.
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 88 companies to participate in the Machinery and Electrical Equipment category, 10 of which were admitted to the index. For the DJSI Europe Index, 26 companies were invited to participate and six were admitted.
The 2017 assessment resulted in a score of 89/100 for CNH Industrial, compared with an average of 49/100 fro the assessed companies in the Machinery and Electrical Equipment industry. All companies selected for consideration in the indices are evaluated by RobecoSAM, an investment specialist exclusively focused on sustainability investing. The 60 sectors analyzed by RobecoSAM are organized into 24 industry groups. The Industry Group Leader is the company that has obtained the highest score within its category.
In April of this year, CNH Industrial released its 2016 Sustainability Report along with the inaugural edition of A Sustainable Year, a publication for general audiences recounting the sustainability high points for the company and its employees accomplished in 2016. The company is ranked among the 193 A-listers in the 2016 CDP Climate Change program, plus achieved a score of A- in the 2016 CDP Water program and received the Oekom Prime Status. It is also included among other leading sustainability indices.