Oshkosh Corporation, a leading innovator of mission-critical vehicles and equipment, announced recently that it has been named to the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI), recognizing the company’s ongoing commitment to sustainable business practices. This is the first time the company has achieved this prestigious recognition.
“Doing the right thing is a core value at Oshkosh,” said Ignacio A. Cortina, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president, general counsel and secretary. “Our team members are continually looking for ways to make a difference in the communities where we live and work, minimize our environmental impact and operate more sustainably. We are proud to be listed among this group of global leaders who are truly driving sustainable progress.”
The 2019 results were provided by S&P Dow Jones Indices which is one of the world’s foremost index providers, and RobecoSAM, a global investment leader focused on sustainable investing. The Dow Jones Sustainability Index is the gold standard for corporate sustainability at a worldwide level.
“We congratulate Oshkosh for being included in the DJSI World Index,” said Manjit Jus, head of ESG Ratings, RobecoSAM. “The SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment has again raised the bar in identifying those companies best-positioned to address future sustainability challenges and opportunities. This year – which marks the 20th anniversary of the DJSI – record corporate interest in the SAM CSA reflects the enduring relevance of the DJSI for measuring and advancing ESG practices.”