“We are extremely pleased to be recognised again as the Supersector Leader in Healthcare for the second year in a row,” commented Severin Schwan, CEO of Roche.
The DJSI are the first global indexes tracking the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide.
The DJSI World groups the top 10% of the leading performers in terms of sustainable development, among 2,500 companies in 22 countries. The sector leader is the top company in each of the 19 Supersectors analysed, with the Healthcare Supersector leader being chosen from over 70 companies specialising in pharmaceuticals, medical products, healthcare providers and biotechnology.
“Sustainability is at the core of our business practices and this positioning reflects our commitment to running our business in a way that is ethical, responsible and creates long-term value for stakeholders. Our ongoing sector leadership position will also provide an incentive to further develop our sustainability strategy while continuing to deliver innovative treatments for patients with unmet medical needs,” Schwan continued.