The Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) is described as the first global index tracking the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies.

Special Features: The DJSI corporate questionnaire is designed to assess opportunities and risks deriving from economic, environmental, and social activities of companies. Inclusion in this standard is a competitive process; selection is considered a mark of distinction for companies that want investors to see them as sustainability leaders. Users: Investors and stakeholders


FTSE4Good Index Series, FTSE, 15th Floor, St Alphage House, 2 Fore Street,

London EC2Y 5DA, United Kingdom Tel: 144 (0) 20 7448 F17 www.ftse.com/ftse4good/index.jsp

The FTSE4Good Index Series was created by FTSE, a respected global financial index company based in Britain, in response to the increasing interest in SRI. Its inclusion criteria measure the performance of companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards.

Special Features: Environmental sustainability, stakeholder management, and universal human rights. The visibility and reputation of FTSE4Good provides companies with a powerful vehicle to communicate their CSR achievements. Inclusion is a competitive process and considered a mark of distinction. Users: Widely used by investors and asset managers, especially in Europe, and, increasingly, in Asia.

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, GRI,

Keizersgracht 209, 1016DT Amsterdam, The Netherlands Tel: 131 20 531 0012 www.globalreporting.org

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines set a globally applicable framework for reporting the economic, environmental, and social dimensions of an organization's activities, products, and services.

Special Features: A comprehensive global standard for sustainability reporting. GRI is the most widely used and internationally recognized standard for corporate sustainability measurement and reporting.

Users: Corporations and stakeholder groups, as a standard with wide support to assess and improve the quality of corporate sustainability reporting.


Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Ten Point Plan, Goldman, Sachs & Co., 85 Broad Street,

New York, NY 10004, United States

Tel: 212 902 0300

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., founded in 1869, is one of the oldest and largest investment banking firms. Its Ten Point Plan for corporate governance was called for by its CEO in June 2002, setting a standard for best practices in the aftermath of the Enron scandal.

Special Features: Governance and disclosure. The Ten Point Plan sets forth best practices based on lessons learned from Enron and other recent corporate accountability scandals. The Ten Point Plan is a bold call-to-action by a respected CEO, its criteria are considered somewhat more stringent than NYSE.

Users: Corporations that wish to demonstrate commitment to manage newly recognized corporate governance risks.


Innovest Strategic Value Advisors, Innovest, 4 Times Square, 3rd Floor,

New York, NY 10036, United States Tel: 212 421 2000 www.innovestgroup.com

Innovest Strategic Value Advisors was founded in 1995 and has created an analytic platform to assess the risks and value potential in firms' environmental performance.

Special Features: Environmental factors most directly associated with financial performance and competitiveness. Its Industry Benchmark Reports provide direct comparison of companies in more than 50 industries. It is the leading source for the assessment of firms' competitiveness in strategic environmental management.

Users: Investment advisors, mutual fund managers, corporations, insurers, and nonprofit organizations.

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