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Indorama Ventures Receives Global Distinction for its Excellence in Sustainability Performance
Feb 19, 2017
Bangkok, Thailand – 19 February 2017 – Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) received the Distinction for its excellent sustainability performance and has been recognized as one of the top-scoring companies in the Chemical Industry globally. The Company has also been included in the 2017 edition of RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook, the world’s most comprehensive publication on corporate sustainability. This global recognition reaffirms IVL’s long-term commitment to sustainability and demonstrates excellent performance in the area of economic, environmental, social and corporate governance.
Each year, more than 3,000 of the world’s largest companies are invited to participate in RobecoSAM’s Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). Inclusion in the Yearbook is limited to companies within the top 15% of their industry and must achieve a score which is within 30% of the best-performing companies in its industry. For more information on the RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook: https://yearbook.robecosam.com.
In addition, Indorama Ventures has been independently assessed according to the FTSE Russell criteria and become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Emerging Index, an extension of the FTSE4Good Index Series. The FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies that demonstrate strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The Index covers over 20 emerging countries globally. Of the eligible universe, Indorama Ventures stood out as a leading Thai Company with an ESG Rating of 3.9. For more information on the FTSE4Good Index: http://www.ftse.com/products/indices/ftse4good.
“These recognitions reflect the effort and passion all of our people have put into making our Company as a company with a truly sustainable future,” said Mr. Aloke Lohia, Group CEO of Indorama Ventures.
“Being recognized by global institutions gives us the confidence that we are rightfully investing in to the future and are truly comparable with the best-in-class companies globally,” Mr. Lohia concluded.