Waste Management Named Industry Leader on the 2019 North America and World Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)
“We are extremely proud to be named a leader on the DJSI World Indices for the second year in a row,” said
Waste Management’s 2019 Total Sustainability Score leads the Commercial Services & Supplies industry, based on the RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment used to compile the DJSI. The report reviews company performances across 61 industries and Waste Management earned a total assessment score of 75, compared to the industry average of 38.
The company’s scores outranked the industry average in all reported areas. Waste Management’s economic score was almost twice the industry average at 80 vs. 41, and its environmental score of 90 was more than twice the industry average of 43.
In the RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment, Waste Management received a score of 90% or above in 14 categories. The company also received a score of 100% in the following categories:
- Climate Strategy
- Environmental Policy & Management Systems
- Risk & Crisis Management
- Operational Eco-Efficiency
- Labor Practice Indicators
- Human Rights
“We congratulate Waste Management for being included in the DJSI for
The RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment has been a comprehensive evaluation of companies’ sustainability practices and performance for two decades. Every March, RobecoSAM extends invitations to over 3,500 of the largest global companies to participate in the assessment by completing an in-depth questionnaire.
To learn more, please visit RobecoSAM’s Corporate Sustainability Assessment website.
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