Ecolab Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for Third Consecutive Year

Excerpt: Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technology and services, has been named to the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) North America index

Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technology and services, has been named to the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) North America index, a comprehensive and highly regarded assessment of leading sustainability-driven companies. This is the third consecutive year Ecolab has been named to the North America index, and the company’s fourth listing since 2012.

“As a company committed to operating responsibly and advancing sustainable business practices around the world, we are proud to be included in the 2017 DJSI North America index,” said Ecolab Chairman and CEO Douglas M. Baker, Jr. “This recognition reinforces the importance of the work we do every day to make the world cleaner, safer and healthier while protecting people and vital resources.”

Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices track the leading sustainability-driven companies based on an analysis of financially relevant environmental, social and governance factors. The indices serve as benchmarks for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios and provide an effective engagement platform for companies seeking to adopt sustainable best practices.