MTG included in 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
- The Dow Jones Sustainability World Index has assessed the world’s leading sustainability-driven companies since 1999
- 72 media companies assessed for this year’s index – only six companies included
- MTG is the only Nordic media company included in the index
MTG has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the sixth consecutive year. The index is an industry standard for corporate sustainability and was the first global index to track the world’s leading sustainability-driven companies.
A total of 72 media companies around the world were assessed for this year’s Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Only six of these companies, including MTG, were included. MTG is again also the only Nordic media company included in the index this year.
Jørgen Madsen Lindemann, MTG President and CEO: “The Dow Jones Sustainability World Index is the global benchmark for sustainability performance and this inclusion is yet another milestone in our mission to shape the future of responsible entertainment. Corporate responsibility and business sustainability sit alongside our strategy, brand and culture to drive the direction and governance of MTG.”
Mauro Silva, MTG SVP and Head of Brand and Corporate Responsibility: “We are fully committed to equality and to offering content that is inclusive, accessible and reflects the diversity of our audiences, while upholding human rights and freedom of expression. Inclusion in this index is recognition that we are on the right path, and that responsible entertainment is better entertainment.”
The index includes a detailed assessment of companies’ corporate economic, environmental and social performance. It assesses issues such as corporate governance, climate strategy, environmental policy and management systems, risk management, supply chain standards and labour practices.
The full list of companies in the latest Dow Jones Sustainability World Index can be found here. For more information about MTG’s corporate responsibility work, read the latest CR Report here or watch this video.
NOTES TO EDITORS
MTG (Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ.)) is a leading international digital entertainment group and we are shaping the future of entertainment by connecting consumers with the content that they love in as many ways as possible. Our brands span TV, radio and next generation entertainment experiences in esports, digital video networks and online gaming. Born in Sweden, our shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (‘MTGA’ and ‘MTGB’).
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