Hankook listed in DJSI for fourth year
Hankook Tire has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices World (DJSI World) for the fourth consecutive year.
According to Hankook representatives, the company has worked with the supply chain to improve the quality of life of growers, including human rights, environmental protection, and transparency, and also to improve productivity and the quality of natural rubber since it enacted policies to secure economic, environmental, and social sustainability of the natural rubber value chain in 2018.
This year Hankook Tire was awarded the status of exemplary company at the EU-Korea Emissions Trading Scheme Project in recognition of its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The company operates a dedicated decision-making committee in response to climate change and utilizes internal carbon prices when making internal investment decisions.
The DJSI global index assesses corporate sustainability and investment. It awards certificates to outstanding companies by comprehensively evaluating corporate management activities in various aspects such as financial, environmental, ethical and social influence. It was jointly developed by S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM.