Altria said yesterday it had been named a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America), “recognizing the company’s ongoing progress in responsibly managing its business practices.”
“For the second year in a row, Altria’s commitment to corporate responsibility has been recognized by this leading business organization,” said Jennifer Hunter, senior vice president of corporate affairs, Altria Client Services.
“Being named to DJSI North America reflects our progress against our mission and recognizes that our employees and our businesses continue to make important progress in addressing the expectations of our many stakeholders.”
The DJSI North America comprises North American sustainability leaders identified through a corporate sustainability assessment.
The index represents the top 20 percent of the largest 600 North American companies in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index based on long-term economic, environmental and social criteria.
There is more about Altria’s approach to responsibility at http://www.altria.com/Responsibility/At-A-Glance/Pages/default.aspx.
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