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|Quest Diagnostics Sustainability Efforts Earn Continued Place on 2015 DJSI World and National Indices|
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index provides an integrated assessment of companies based on economic, environmental and social criteria with a strong focus on long-term shareholder value. To be included or remain in the index, companies must meet a high level of performance related to a comprehensive set of sustainability metrics.
"When it comes to health - for our business, our people, our communities and our planet - we know our actions can have tremendous impact," said Steve Rusckowski, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Launched in 1999, the DJSI are the first global indices tracking the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. The DJSI enable investors to integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios while providing an effective engagement platform for encouraging companies to adopt sustainable best practices. Companies are named to the DJSI based on the results of the Corporate Sustainability Assessment. This annual questionnaire provides an in-depth analysis of economic, environmental and social criteria, such as corporate governance, water-related risks and stakeholder relations, with a special focus on industry-specific risks and opportunities.
For more information on the sustainability programs of
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