HEERLEN, Netherlands, September 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living,has once again been named the leader in its industry group in theDow Jones Sustainability World Index. The company has been recognized among the DJSI leaders for 15 years running and held the number one position in the sector eight times.
Feike Sijbesma, CEO and Chairman of the DSM Managing Board, said, "DSM is a purpose-led and performance driven company: our scientific basis and innovative power contribute to creating brighter lives for all while supporting the growth of our business. I am proud that this approach is once again recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index."
Recently, DSM was named on Fortune Magazine's 'Change the World' List for the third consecutive year. Also, Sustainalytics recognized DSM as the global leader in ESG (environmental, social and governance) within its sector for the second year in a row. DSM ranked number one of 135 companies.
DSM has become a growth company with strong operational and financial performance and ambitious sustainability efforts creating value for all stakeholders across the three dimensions of People, Planet and Profit. With its Strategy "Growth & Value - Purpose led, Performance driven", DSM is a purpose-led, science-based leader in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable living. With its unique science-based competences, DSM is ideally positioned to both capture and strongly contribute to the growth opportunities offered by the global megatrends and the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a particular focus on Nutrition & Health, Climate & Energy and Resources & Circularity.
DSM - Bright Science. Brighter Living.™
Royal DSM is a purpose-led global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative business solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at http://www.dsm.com
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