September 12, 2016

Dow Jones Sustainability World Index Includes BNY Mellon for Third Consecutive Year

Company is only U.S. diversified financial firm to make index for past three years in a row


Furthering its track record of excellence in corporate social responsibility (CSR), BNY Mellon has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the third consecutive year. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) are some of the most highly regarded global sustainability indices, tracking the stock performance of leading businesses across industries globally based on analysis from RobecoSAM® of financially material economic, environmental and social criteria.

BNY Mellon is the only U.S. diversified financial company selected for inclusion in DJSI World for the past three years in a row, continuing its outperformance against its peers on notable CSR rankings.

“As a major global player in financial markets, we’re invested in creating an inclusive, sustainable world that helps people succeed and economies to thrive. Our place in DJSI World reflects our continued strength in CSR and our ongoing focus on key issues, such as protecting market integrity and promoting a trusted financial ecosystem that delivers value for all,” said Heidi DuBois, global head of Corporate Social Responsibility at BNY Mellon.

BNY Mellon president Karen B. Peetz noted, “The acknowledgement by DJSI World underscores our achievements in embedding sustainability and a strong sense of corporate responsibility in everything we do. We remain committed to using our expertise, skills and resources to contribute solutions to our world’s biggest challenges and building a better future for our employees, clients, communities and global financial markets.”

Learn more about BNY Mellon’s approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and how it improves lives through investing in the latest CSR Report.