Medtronic, a global leader in healthcare technology, today announced its inclusion in the Dow Jones® Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) as one of the world's leading companies for sustainability. The DJSI World Index includes a select group of companies based on their performance across a variety of sustainability criteria, including economic performance, environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and corporate governance.
"As a mission-driven leader in healthcare technology, we see extraordinary possibilities to further increase our positive impact," said Geoff Martha, Medtronic chairman and chief executive officer. "Our environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts drive measurable impact on issues that accelerate access to healthcare technology, advance inclusion, diversity, and equity, and protect our planet."
"We congratulate Medtronic for being included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for DJSI World and DJSI North America. A DJSI distinction is a reflection of being a sustainability leader in your industry. The record number of companies participating in the 2021 S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment is testament to the growing movement for ESG disclosure and transparency," said Manjit Jus, global head of ESG Research, S&P Global.
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