Press release


04 September 2008, 13:38 EEST

Fortum Corporation
Press Release

FORTUM INCLUDED IN THE DOW JONES SUSTAINABILITY INDEX FOR THE SIXTH TIME Fortum has secured its place on the global DJSI World index also this year, for the sixth year in-a-row. This year, Fortum was also included in the Dow Jones STOXX Sustainability Index. Fortum is the only Nordic power and heat company included on both indexes. Dow Jones Indexes, STOXX Limited and SAM Group announced the results of the annual review earlier today. "Fortum has been committed to sustainability for many years. Our efforts and results have given us many external recognitions, which we are very proud of. In addition, our results in the marketplace substantiate that sustainability can be a success factor also in the energy business. We are very happy to have been re-selected as a member in the DJSI family. It shows that we continue moving in the right direction," says Carola Teir-Lehtinen, Corporate Vice President, Sustainability at Fortum. Fortum has been included in the DJSI World index since 2004. DJSI World index includes 320 leading companies from 27 countries worldwide in terms of corporate sustainability whereas DJSI STOXX index comprises 162 leading European companies. Furthermore, Fortum is included in the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI), which is comprised of 68 FT500 companies that show distinction in their reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and implementation of climate change strategies. Fortum is the only Nordic energy company in the index. Fortum has also been chosen for ‘The Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations' list and on Storebrand's Best in Class report. Fortum Corporation Corporate Communications Further information: Hannu Härkönen, Sustainability Manager, Tel. +358 1045 24162 hannu [dot] harkonen [at] fortum [dot] com