TUI Group gets a coveted place in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Published on : Tuesday, September 13, 2016

TUI GroupThe TUI Group features on the reputed Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the eleventh year in a row. The group recognized as industry leader is the only one to mark its name in the World and Europe Indices. The group has received top scores in Corporate Citizenship, Climate Strategy and Eco-efficiency at the annual review of the Index.

 

Thomas Ellerbeck, member of the TUI Group Executive Committee said, “As the world’s leading tourism business, TUI recognizes that the tourism sector shares responsibility for sustainable development and we actively engage in many ways to support this. We see the societal and economic potential of tourism to benefit people throughout the world. Since the publication of our a year ago, we have worked hard to achieve our ambitious 2020 targets. Being listed again is an acknowledgment of our work.”

 

The group holds sustainability programmes and strategies around the world. Companies from various industries can be eligible for securing a place in the DJSI and they follow the best standards for assessing companies for sustainability metrics. The Swiss investment company RobecoSAM ranks the companies for Dow Jones. Over 3400 companies are invited each year for evaluation and this year 318 companies took part.

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