AIR FRANCE KLM has been named ‘Super Sector Leader’ for sustainability, in the wider travel and leisure sector for 2008, and for the fourth year running leader in its sector by both Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes – DJSI World and DJSI STOXX.
“This is a proud moment for us to be chosen. It acknowledges and underlines the AIR FRANCE KLM commitment to economic growth in line with environmental and social values. The Group now stands as a reference, not only in the transport sector but also in the wider travel and leisure industry”, commented Jean-Cyril Spinetta, Group Chairman and CEO.
“I am delighted that our Group has achieved this top position”, stated Peter Hartman, President and Chief Executive Officer of KLM. “Apart from key issues like combating climate change and reducing the environmental impact, we also continue to focus on building sustainable customer relations, promoting a responsible human resources strategy and contributing to local economic developments.”
This non-financial rating places AIR FRANCE KLM in pole position. The group is listed on the following indexes, namely Aspi Eurozone, Dow Jones Sustainability Index World and STOXX, FTSE4Good, as well the on the ‘Ethibel’ Investment Register with the ‘Pioneer’ label and the ‘Global 100’ which groups the 100 most sustainable corporations in the world.
Recently, in 2008, the Group achieved ‘Gold Class’ and became ‘Sector leader’ at the outcome of an analysis process carried out by the Swiss group SAM (Sustainable Asset Management Indexes GmbH).