September 15, 2014
Global Government & Corporate Affairs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Caterpillar Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 13th Year
Peoria, Illinois - Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has been named to the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), recognizing Caterpillar as a sustainability leader in the Industrial Engineering sector. This marks the 13th year for Caterpillar to be included in the list since DJSI debuted in 1999.
The annual DJSI process involves a thorough analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance factors, assessing issues such as innovation management, supply chain management, climate strategy, product stewardship, labor practices and health and safety.
“Caterpillar has been committed to sustainability for many years because we know we can be profitable while also best serving our customers and our people by promoting the common good,” said Doug Oberhelman, chairman & CEO of Caterpillar.
“I’m proud that in early 2014 we honored our longstanding commitment and recognized sustainability as another core value of the company, clearly stating our responsibility to produce sustainable solutions. Raising sustainability to one of our bedrock values – joining Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork and Commitment – acknowledges both what we have done in the past and will do in the future. As I talk with customers, they consistently tell me that sustainability is one of their major concerns, and that’s why we strive to provide more sustainable solutions for our customers,” Oberhelman added.
Among the reasons Caterpillar made the 2014 list are:
For more on Caterpillar's sustainability story and how it benefits customers, stockholders, people and planet, read the 2013 Sustainability Report at caterpillar.com/sustainability-report, or check out Oberhelman’s recent speech, “Caterpillar’s Commitment to Sustainability.”
For nearly 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. With 2013 sales and revenues of $55.656 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three product segments - Resource Industries, Construction Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment. For more information, visit caterpillar.com. To connect with us on social media, visit caterpillar.com/social-media.