Following SAMís latest global analysis of corporate sustainability
leadership, 33 companies will join the index, while 25 firms will be deleted Ė increasing the
number of components to 320 from 312.
The Index, started in 1999, is weighted based on
market capitalization, and changes are made every September based on the newest sustainability
scores. The annual review is based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social
performance, and assesses corporate governance, risk management, branding, climate change
mitigation, supply chain standards and labor practices.
The index addresses general and
industry-specific sustainability criteria for each of 58 industries.