October 10, 2013 03:02 PM EEST
Metso gets top marks in Climate Disclosure Leadership Index
Metso Corporation's press release on October 10, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. local time
Metso continues to be included in the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index - this
year with the highest possible score of 100/100. The Climate Disclosure
Leadership Index ranks companies listed on the Nordic stock exchanges whose
reporting takes a professional approach to disclosing actions and achievements
to help mitigate climate change. The ranking was announced in the CDP Nordic
260 Climate Change Report 2013. Metso's success reflects the importance its
management places on maintaining a high level of transparency in its reporting.
Metso's score was the highest among Nordic companies in the Industrials sector.
It was also one of the two highest scores among all Nordic companies ranked in
the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index.
Compared to the previous year, Metso improved its knowledge in its scope 3
emissions by conducting a comprehensive analysis. Metso's aim is to minimize
environmental impacts throughout its value chain, which is also supported by the
scope 3 emissions calculations.
"We are extremely proud to have made such major improvements in our reporting
and to reach a high score for the second year in a row, and now to be number one
in our sector. Our long-term strategic goal is sustainable and profitable growth
based on our comprehensive, energy-efficient product offering and on the role of
our solutions and services. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do,"
says Lennart Ohlsson, Senior Vice President, Sustainability and Technology
Global frameworks such as sustainability indices give companies the opportunity
to develop through transparent and enduring indicators. At Metso, sustainability
creates long-term value for our customers, our company and its shareholders, and
enables us to embrace opportunities and manage risks deriving from economic,
environmental and social trends and challenges.
The CDP is a global non-profit climate change reporting system that collects
information about climate change data. Companies are scored on their climate
change disclosure and high scores indicate good internal data management and a
good understanding of climate-change-related issues affecting the company. The
CDP data is gathered on behalf of 655 institutional investors.
Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in the
process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and paper, power, and
oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over 50 countries contribute to
sustainability and deliver profitability to customers worldwide. Metso's shares
are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.
For further information, please contact:
Lennart Ohlsson, SVP, Sustainability and Technology Development, Metso
Corporation, tel. +46 706 00 13 59