Stora Enso Again Included in Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Wednesday, September 05, 2001
HELSINKI, Finland, Sept. 4 Stora Enso today announced that Stora Enso has been selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the third time. The index was first launched in 1999 to track the performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. It assesses economic, environmental and social aspects of the 2500 largest companies in the Dow Jones Global Index. This year 312 companies from 62 industries and 26 countries were selected for the Sustainability Index. "We are especially pleased to have been included in the index every time it has been updated since it was launched. We take it a sign of confidence that we have a long-term commitment to corporate responsibility issues,'' says Maija Harsu, Vice President, Investor Relations Stora Enso is an integrated forest products company producing magazine papers, newsprint, fine papers and packaging boards, areas in which the Group is a global market leader.