in Business Aviation

Embraer listed on Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Posted 9 September 2016 · Add Comment

For the seventh consecutive year, Embraer has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World Universe 2016/2017).

Based on the analysis of several sustainability metrics, the DJSI lists companies that stand out for their economic, social and environmental performance.

Embraer’s overall score increased for the third consecutive year (70 points in 2014, 73 last year and 78 now). The company’s score awarded to all three dimensions – economic, environmental and social – also grew, increasing in 13 of the 19 criteria analysed. According to this year’s list, Embraer is the benchmark in its segment in three items: innovation management, supply chain management and attraction and retention of talent, in which the company obtained the highest scores. Another highlight in 2016 was the improvement in the following criteria: business code of conduct, environmental reporting, human capital development, philanthropy and corporate citizenship.

The index lists 464 companies, and Embraer is one of the 11 Brazilian companies and one of five from the Aerospace & Defence sector, out of 34 eligible. The analysis is conducted by the Swiss sustainable investment company RobecoSAM, which invited over 3,000 companies of the S&P Global Broad Market Index from 59 sectors to take part in the evaluation.

 

 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

South African Airways continues services to Zimbabwe

South African Airways (SAA) has clarified that its operations between Johannesburg and Zimbabwe remain in place in spite of the prevailing situation in Zimbabwe.

Air Sénégal orders A330neos

Air Sénégal has signed an MoU with Airbus for two A330-900neo with options for a further two, reports ch-aviation.

IATA urges Swift GASeP implementation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the swift implementation by states of the first Global Aviation Security Plan (GASeP) which was established this week by the Council of the International Civil Aviation

EgyptAir and LOT sign codeshare agreement

EgyptAir and LOT have enhanced their relations by signing codeshare agreement for passengers flying between Cairoand Warsaw.

CANSO calls for collaboration to exploit technologies to modernise ATM in Africa

CANSO, the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation, has highlighted the opportunities to exploit new and emerging technologies to modernise air traffic management (ATM) in Africa.

Ethiopian Airlines introduces Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its Entebbe route

Ethiopian Airlines, now operating daily flights in and out of Entebbe International Airport Uganda, has introduced a 350 passenger seater modern aircraft.

Aviation Africa SK18418
See us at
AfBAC Expo BT2017Aviation Africa BT18418Global Aerospace BT28218