Press release

Fortum included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

03 September 2009, 11:42 EEST

Fortum Corporation
Press release
3 September 2009

Fortum included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Fortum has secured its place on the global Dow Jones Sustainability Index World index 2009/2010 as the only Nordic power and heat company. Fortum has been included in the index every year since 2003/04. Fortum was also included in the Dow Jones STOXX Sustainability Index for the second time in-a-row. Dow Jones Indexes, STOXX Limited and SAM Group announced the results of the annual review earlier today. "Sustainability has been a core part of Fortum's strategy for several years. We truly believe that sustainability, in addition to be a responsibility of a respected corporate citizen, is a true success factor for our business. This is what our results in the marketplace also substantiate. The DJSI nomination shows that we are moving in the right direction. We are very proud of the external recognitions that our efforts has resulted to," says Carola Teir-Lehtinen, Corporate Vice President, Sustainability at Fortum. Fortum has been included in the DJSI World index for the seventh time in-a-row. DJSI World index includes 317 leading companies from 27 countries worldwide in terms of corporate sustainability whereas DJSI STOXX index comprises 154 leading European companies.  Furthermore, Fortum is included, as the only Nordic energy company, 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 has also been chosen on the Storebrand's Best in Class report. Fortum Corporation Corporate Communications Further information: Hannu Härkönen, Sustainability Manager Tel. +358 10 45 24162 hannu [dot] harkonen [at] fortum [dot] com Fortum is a leading energy company focusing on the Nordic countries, Russia and the Baltic Rim area. Activities cover the generation, distribution and sale of electricity and heat and the operation and maintenance of power plants. Our vision is to be the benchmark power and heat company excelling in sustainability.