CSX Acknowledged by Dow Jones Sustainability Index Nasdaq:CSX
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CSX continues to construct its status in sustainability, incomes a spot on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the 10th consecutive yr with across-the-board enchancment in environmental, social, governance and financial scores.
Along with being the one U.S. railroad to make the DJSI, CSX is ranked among the many high 15 transportation and transportation infrastructure firms worldwide. A file 102 firms had been assessed for this yr’s world index.
“Being ranked among the most sustainably run transportation companies in the world is an affirmation of the actions we’re taking to reduce fuel consumption and lower emissions through technology and increasingly efficient operations,” stated Jim Foote, president and chief government officer.
The corporate’s effectivity enhancements in addition to excessive scores in key areas of enterprise conduct, environmental coverage and administration techniques, and operational eco effectivity contributed to driving enchancment throughout DJSI’s evaluation areas: governance and financial, environmental, and social dimensions. CSX continues to drive innovation throughout these necessary ESG themes.
“Our commitment to sustainability is good for us, for our customers and for society,” Foote stated. “It supports our strategy of working with customers to convert more freight from highway to rail, which reduces highway congestion and wasteful emissions.”
The DJSI North America index is a partnership between the Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM Sustainability Assessments, which tracks the main sustainability-driven firms primarily based on an evaluation of financially materials financial, environmental and governance standards. To study extra about sustainability at CSX, view the corporate’s most up-to-date Environmental, Social and Governance Report at www.csx.com/esg.
CSX, primarily based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation firm. It supplies rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload providers and options to clients throughout a broad array of markets, together with power, industrial, building, agricultural, and client merchandise. For practically 200 years, CSX has performed a essential function within the nation’s financial growth and industrial growth. Its community connects each main metropolitan space within the jap United States, the place practically two-thirds of the nation’s inhabitants resides. It additionally hyperlinks greater than 230 short-line railroads and greater than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with main inhabitants facilities and farming cities alike. Extra details about CSX Company and its subsidiaries is accessible at www.csx.com. Like us on Fb (http://fb.com/OfficialCSX) and observe us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/CSX).
Bryan Tucker, Company Communications
Invoice Slater, Investor Relations
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