NAB among global industry leaders in 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

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With a score of 93, NAB has this year achieved the third highest score for the Banking and Finance Sector globally ranking amongst the global industry leaders in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifteenth year in a row.

NAB scored strongly in priority areas such as Financial Stability, Anti-Crime Policy, Environmental and Social Reporting, Climate Strategy, Labour Practice Indicators including Gender Equality, Corporate Citizenship and Financial Inclusion.

Key areas of focus that contributed to the result include:

  • Ongoing investment in information management and security
  • Continued improvement in operational impact on the environment, and
  • Increasing levels of transparency on indicators such as gender diversity, employee engagement and investment In the community.

Launched in 1999 and conducted by RobecoSAM, the DJSI is an investment index that tracks the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of leading companies worldwide. It is the longest-running global sustainability benchmark and is an important reference for environmentally and socially conscious investors.

The index aims to identify the organisations that successfully manage environmental, social and governance risks, and opportunities.

NAB has participated in the index since 2003.

For more information on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index: http://www.djindexes.com/sustainability/

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