09/11/2015, 10:00 AM CEST

Deutsche Post DHL Group confirmed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

The DJSI is among the world's best known sustainability indices and assess the world's leading companies on their sustainability performance according to strict criteria.

In addition to DJSI, Deutsche Post DHL Group is currently represented in other important sustainability indices.

  • Deutsche Post DHL Group confirmed on Dow Jones Sustainability Indices World and Europe

Bonn - Deutsche Post DHL Group has once again been recognized for its corporate sustainability leadership, confirming its place on the leading Dow Jones Sustainability Indices DJSI World and DJSI Europe in 2015. Despite the continuous bar-raising in the assessment process, including increased requirements for the implementation of sustainability-minded business practices, Deutsche Post DHL Group saw rating improvements across several DJSI components.

"This confirmation by the world's leading sustainability indices DJSI World and DJSI Europe underlines that we are on a good way of combining commercial success with responsible business activities," said Deutsche Post DHL Group CEO Frank Appel. "An improved rating demonstrates that we have taken the right measures to increase our sustainability step by step."

The DJSI is among the world's best known sustainability indices and assess the world's leading companies on their sustainability performance according to strict criteria. Over the years, the DJSI has helped generate one of the world's most comprehensive databases for financially-relevant sustainability data, and provides an important decision-making tool for sustainability-minded investors.

In addition to DJSI, Deutsche Post DHL Group is currently represented in other important sustainability indices: In June 2015 for example, the Group has been included again in the FTSE4Good index which evaluates the sustainability of companies according to criteria such as environmental standards, climate change efforts, and labor standards.