Last updated: 11:48 / Wednesday, 8 May 2013
Walmart becomes the first one

Mexico now has a company in the Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index

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Mexico now has a company in the Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index

Walmart de México y Centroamérica, which has participated in the Sustainable IPC Index of the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) for two years, is now the first and only Mexican company in the Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index.

According to a press realease, Scot Rank, Executive President and CEO of Walmart de México y Centroamérica commented: “Our vision is to contribute to improve the quality of life of the families in Mexico and Central America. We treasure the relation that we have with our Associates, Stockholders, Clients, Suppliers and the Communities where we operate and will keep on working as a socially responsible company. We want our operations to bring as many benefits as possible to our society.”

The Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index offers investors a tool to measure the performance of the 69 companies considered as leaders in corporate sustainability. Walmart de México y Centroamérica was selected from among 800 companies from 20 countries. 

Mexico’s Stock Market sustainability index (IPC Sustentable) is a list of 29 companies out of 70 evaluated, that outstand the national average on the scores of environment, social responsibility and corporate governance, and that also complied with percentage criteria of floating shares, market floated value and minimum liquidity required.

 

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