Weyerhaeuser Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Third Year in a Row

Oct 14, 2013 10:45 AM ET

For the third year in a row, Weyerhaeuser Company is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, widely considered one of the most desirable and credible recognitions for sustainability performance.

Weyerhaeuser is one of four forest products companies included in the World Index and one of only two headquartered in North America. Weyerhaeuser has also been a member of the Dow Jones North America Index since its inception in 2005.

The Dow Jones Sustainability Index follows a best-in-class approach and includes sustainability leaders from each industry on a global and regional level. The annual review is based on an assessment of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, covering issues such as corporate governance, risk management, customer relationships, climate change strategy and labor practices.

The Dow Jones Sustainability World Index is composed of the top 10 percent of the largest 2,500 companies in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index, as related to sustainability performance.

Learn more about Weyerhaeuser’s sustainability performance in its online sustainability report.