BMW Group once again zone personality in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Posted on 30. Nov, 1999 by in BMW Canada

13.09.2012
BMW Group once again zone personality in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

World’s many tolerable automotive association for eighth uninterrupted year.

Munich. The BMW Group has been named a world’s many tolerable automotive association for a eighth uninterrupted year in a ranking published currently by a SAM Group for a Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI). Among a 3 automotive attention enterprises listed any year, a BMW Group is a usually one to underline in a eminent index any year for a past 14 years.

“We strongly trust that sustainability is a pivotal cause in a long-term mercantile success of a BMW Group. For that reason, we are gay to be recognized once again by a Dow Jones Sustainability Index. We are unapproachable to be a zone personality in this critical ranking for a eighth uninterrupted year– during a same time, it motivates us to continue to be a colonize in corporate sustainability in a future,” pronounced Norbert Reithofer, Chairman of a Board of Management of BMW AG.

Sustainability is resolutely embedded in a BMW Group’s enlightenment and corporate strategy. In 2001, a BMW Group committed itself to a United Nations Environment Programme, a UN Global Compact and a Cleaner Production Declaration. It was also a initial association in a automotive attention to designate an environmental officer behind in 1973. Today, a Sustainability Board, comprising all members of a Board of Management, defines a vital fixing by contracting targets.

The certain rating in a Dow Jones Sustainability Index outlines a second arise in a week that a association has been recognized for a joining to sustainability. The BMW Group was also listed in a Global 500 Leadership Index published yesterday by a Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), achieving a all-time best score. With 99 of 100 probable points, a BMW Group is not usually zone personality though is also among a tip 3 companies from all sectors worldwide.

Further information on a BMW Group’s sustainability activities is accessible at: www.bmwgroup.com/responsibility

For questions, greatfully contact:

Corporate Communications

Kai Zöbelein, Sustainability Spokesperson
Kai.Zoebelein@bmw.de
Telephone: +49-89-382-21170, Fax: +49-89-382-23743

Alexander Bilgeri, Head of Business and Financial Communications, Sustainability
Alexander.Bilgeri@bmw.de
Telephone: +49 89 382-24544, Fax: +49 89 382-24418

Media website: www.press.bmwgroup.com
Email: presse@bmw.de

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The SAM Group analyses a economic, environmental and amicable opening of approximately 2,500 companies and selects a best in any attention for a Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. General sustainability criteria are deliberate as good as industry-specific hurdles such as meridian change. The Dow Jones Sustainability Index was a initial tellurian sustainability index to be created, in 1999, and has given been published any year by a SAM Group, formed in Zurich, in team-work with Dow Jones Indexes and STOXX Limited. More information is accessible during www.sustainability-indexes.com.

The BMW Group
The BMW Group is one of a many successful manufacturers of automobiles and motorcycles in a universe with a BMW, MINI, Husqvarna Motorcycles and Rolls-Royce brands. As a tellurian company, a BMW Group operates 29 prolongation and public comforts in 14 countries and has a tellurian sales network in some-more than 140 countries.

In 2011, a BMW Group sole about 1.67 million cars and some-more than 113,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation for a financial year 2011 was euro 7.38 billion on revenues amounting to euro 68.82 billion. At 31 Dec 2011, a BMW Group had a workforce of approximately 100,000 employees.

The success of a BMW Group has always been built on long-term meditative and obliged action. The association has therefore determined ecological and amicable sustainability via a value chain, extensive product shortcoming and a transparent joining to conserving resources as an constituent partial of a strategy. As a outcome of a efforts, a BMW Group has been ranked attention personality in a Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for a final 8 years.

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