Bombardier selected for new UN Global Compact 100 stock index

Bombardier selected for new UN Global Compact 100 stock index

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 9:05am

CONTENT: Press Release

October 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Bombardier today announced that it has been selected for inclusion in the United Nations Global Compact 100 – a new global stock index that combines corporate sustainability and baseline financial performance.

Developed and released by the UN Global Compact in partnership with research firm Sustainalytics, the GC 100 is composed of a representative group of Global Compact companies selected based on their adherence to the Global Compact’s ten principles as well as evidence of executive leadership commitment and consistent baseline profitability.

The GC 100 tracked the stock market performance of these companies during the past three years, comparing the results against a broad market benchmark, the FTSE® All World. The data for total returns is as follows:

  • GC 100 rose 26.4% during past 1 year; FTSE® All World rose 22.1%
  • GC 100 rose 19.0% during past 2 years; FTSE® All World rose 17.7%
  • GC 100 rose 12.0% during past 3 years; FTSE® All World rose 12.0%

A UN Global Compact signatory since 2007, Bombardier is Shaping the Evolution of Mobility, Responsibly by dedicating itself to:

  • Delivering Innovation by creating advanced mobility solutions that provide safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible air and rail travel to meet the needs of the world’s growing population and industry.
  • Managing Responsibly by conducting its business ethically and transparently; applying manufacturing practices that continually improve the quality of its products and adhere to the highest health, safety, and environmental standards; and supporting the engagement and empowerment of our 71,700 employees.
  • Supporting Communities by partnering with its employees, customers, local organizations, and all stakeholders to help build communities and improve quality of life wherever it does business.

Earlier this month, in addition to its seventh consecutive listing on the DJSI World and DJSI North America, Bombardier was awarded RobecoSAM Sector Leader for the second time.

For more information on Bombardier’s corporate social responsibility initiatives and performance, visit

Disclaimer: The GC 100 was in no way produced, endorsed or supported by FTSE or its licensors.

About Bombardier
Bombardier is the world’s only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.

Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, we posted revenues of $16.8 billion. News and information are available at or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.