DJSI rated SKF as best in class for the company’s approach to environmental management.

“SKF has been listed in the leadership index every year since 2000, and this reflects our long-established focus on integrating sustainability into every aspect of our business," said Tom Johnstone, SKF president and CEO. "We are proud to have been a member of this benchmark since the beginning."
 
SKF says that its strategy to create a positive impact on the environment involves reducing the environmental impact resulting from SKF’s operations, and providing customers with innovative technologies, products and solutions that offer improved environmental performance.
 
Linde was commended particularly for its activities in the areas of compliance, environmental management systems, risk management and crisis management.
 
“Our business model focuses specifically on sustainability and global megatrends," said Professor Dr Wolfgang Reitzle, CEO of Linde AG. "We are delighted that this strategy has also been recognised by independent experts."
 
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes were launched in 1999 and are the longest-running and most prestigious global sustainability benchmarks worldwide.