SKF is now included in Dow Jones' Sustainability Group Indexes

SKF is now included in Dow Jones' Sustainability Group Indexes SKF has been selected to be a member of Dow Jones Sustainability Group Indexes. This is the only index, which measures sustainability on a global basis across all market sectors and industry groups, being based on the Dow Jones Global Index. Corporate sustainability is a business approach to create long-term shareholder value by embracing opportunities and managing risks deriving from economic, environmental and social developments. The purpose of the index is to provide a benchmark for financial products based on the concept of corporate sustainability and to measure the performance of fund managers. The Sustainability Index tracks the performance of the top 10 percent of the leading sustainability-driven companies in the Dow Jones' Global Index, which comprises 2000 companies from 36 countries. As from October 6 the Dow Jones' Sustainability Group Index will include 236 companies. Göteborg, September 14, 2000 Aktiebolaget SKF (publ.) For further information, please contact: Lars G Malmer, SKF Group Communication, tel +46- 31-3371541, e-mail: Aktiebolaget SKF, SE-415 50 Göteborg, Sweden, tel +46-31-3371000, fax +46-31- 3372832, ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT The following files are available for download:

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