CN recognized for sustainability efforts
MONTREAL— CN has earned a place on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI). This marks the ninth consecutive year that CN has been listed on the DJSI World Index and the 12th consecutive year that CN has been listed on the DJSI North America Index.
The DJSI follows a best-in-class approach, surveying sustainability leaders from each industry on a global and regional level. The annual review of the DJSI family is based on an analysis of economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, climate change mitigation, supply chain management, stakeholder engagement and labour practices.
`”At CN, our people have been committed to sustainable business practices for many years, we call it Delivering Responsibly, and in 2017, we became the first class one freight railroad in the world to set a science-based climate target,” JJ Ruest, president and chief executive officer of CN. “The company believes rail has tremendous potential to reduce the environmental impact of transportation and we are committed to playing a key role in the transition to a low-carbon economy. As we continue our journey towards sustainable business growth, we are committed to achieving our ESG goals, which support the Company’s strategic ESG priorities.”
The Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index comprises North American sustainability leaders that represent the top 20 per cent of the largest 600 North American companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index (BMI).