Herzogenaurach – The adidas Group ranks third among the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100 Index). The results were announced by Corporate Knights, a Toronto-based media and investment advisory company, during the World Economic Forum in Davos. The adidas Group was recognized as best European company by Corporate Knights and as leader in its industry.
“We are absolutely excited about the recognition our sustainability efforts are receiving. The nomination as one of the world's most sustainable companies underlines the great work our teams have been doing over the last years and the positive impact we have made. Through our work, we will continue to push boundaries as we strive to lead the way towards a sustainable future for our company and the entire industry,” says Herbert Hainer, adidas Group CEO.
The Global 100 Index is one of the most extensive data-driven corporate sustainability assessments in existence and is based on quantitative sustainability indicators covering economic, environmental as well as social aspects. The adidas Group has been listed in the Global 100 Index for several years, ranking eighth in 2014.
Companies named to the Global 100 index are the top overall sustainability performers in their respective industrial sectors. Listed companies must have a market capitalization greater than $2 billion (USD).
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