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Caterpillar again celebrated in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Caterpillar again celebrated in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

 September 19, 2018

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Caterpillar has been named to the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, including both the World and North America indices, marking the 19th time the company has shared the honor.

Caterpillar provides the solutions our customers use to build a better world,” said Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby. “A better world includes sustainable practices and products. As a core value, we embed sustainability into the design, manufacture and delivery of everything we do. We’re proud of the progress we’ve made, and we continually strive to improve.”

Some of the sustainability successes that led to Caterpillar’s inclusion are:

  • fostering a diverse and inclusive culture that leverages employees’ unique talents, skills, abilities, backgrounds and experiences
  • a long history of and a strong process for innovation in the research and development of new and improved products
  • improvements to operational environmental performance and management of environmental practices
  • collaboration with suppliers to assess sustainability performance and identify improvement opportunities
  • public reporting and third-party verification of social and environmental goals and progress
  • commitment to communities around the globe, as well as the Caterpillar Foundation’s focus on poverty alleviation

The annual Dow Jones Sustainability Indices process follows a best-in-class approach, evaluating numerous corporate economic, environmental and social performance factors.

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