Adecco is added to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes World

Zurich, Switzerland, September 19, 2011: Adecco Group, the global leader in Human Resource services, today announces its inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Indexes (DJSI). The DJSI, in cooperation with Sustainable Asset Management (SAM), recognise the Adecco Group as one of the sustainability leaders in the Industrial Goods and Services sector.
Adecco was compared to almost 1,500 of the largest companies worldwide. The assessment consists of an in-depth analysis of the companies’ performance across economic, environmental and social criteria such as corporate governance, environmental risks and stakeholder relations.
Launched in 1999, the DJSI in cooperation with SAM follow a best-in-class approach to measuring sustainable corporate performance across the world’s 2,500 largest companies and 57 business sectors. SAM’s comprehensive Corporate Sustainability Assessment has a strong focus on long-term shareholder value.