Delta named to the DJSI World Index for seventh consecutive year

13th October 2017
Posted By : Anna Flockett
Delta named to the DJSI World Index for seventh consecutive year

Outperforming 37 leading global companies in the Electronic Equipment, Instrument, and Component sector of the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) Delta Electronics has been selected for the DJSI World Index for the seventh consecutive year. Placing among major global enterprises, Delta was also selected for the DJSI Emerging Markets Index for the fifth consecutive year. Delta ranked first among world-leading electronic equipment, instrument and component companies in the DJSI criteria of ‘Product Stewardship,’ ‘Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy,’ ‘Labour Practice Indicators,’ and ‘Materiality’.

Delta is dedicated to fulfilling its corporate mission "To provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow" through the development of sustainable technologies and solutions. Delta's high-efficiency products and solutions have contributed to a total savings of 20.8bn kWh of electricity and a reduction of carbon emissions by about 11.07m tonnes of CO2e for the past seven years.

Delta has always focused on global warming and environmental issues, while promoting environmental education and green buildings through the Delta Electronics Foundation. In 2015, Delta held an official side event with the theme of energy conservation during the COP21 conference in Paris.

Delta also organised a green building exhibition at the Grand Palais to share its experience in creating energy-saving green buildings with climate change opinion leaders. In line with its company mission Delta held its green building exhibition in both Beijing and Taipei in 2016, and has also published journals, and produced micro movies on environmental issues. Delta´s long-term, continuous efforts have received much favourable recognition from international evaluation organizations.

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes were launched in 1999 as the first global sustainability benchmarks. The indexes are offered cooperatively by RobecoSAM and S&P Dow Jones Indices. Each year, they invite the world's 2,500 largest companies, measured by free-float market capitalisation to report on their sustainability performance.

The results of the Corporate Sustainability Assessment provide an in-depth analysis of economic, environmental and social criteria. The indexes serve as benchmarks for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios, and provide an effective engagement platform for companies that want to adopt sustainable best practices.

This October, Delta will exhibit 25 green buildings at the Pier-2 Art Centre in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, to demonstrate energy conservation and carbon reduction in practice.


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