MTR Again Included in FTSE4Good's Global Index Series, a Leading Benchmark for Corporate Responsibility
26 April 2013
MTR Corporation has retained its inclusion in the prestigious FTSE4Good Index Series for the 11th year in a row, demonstrating its continuing commitment to achieve the highest standards for corporate responsibility and sustainability.
"We are very proud to be a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index. This shows that MTR has met stringent environmental, social and governance criteria. We are guided by responsible business practices that serve the long-term interests of all of our stakeholders," said Mr Jay Walder, Chief Executive Officer of MTR Corporation.
Launched in 2001, FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure objectively the corporate sustainability performance of companies that meet globally recognised standards.
MTR Corporation is also listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, Dow Jones Sustainability Asia/Pacific Index and is one of 16 companies designated a "New Sustainability Champion" by the World Economic Forum. The Corporation also currently ranks top as the leading Hong Kong company on the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index.
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Dr Glenn Frommer, Chief Sustainable Development Manager of MTR Corporation and Ms Anna Chung,Sustainability Development Manager are delighted that the Corporation has retained its listing on FTSE4Good lndex Series.