For a Second Consecutive Year, Banorte is Included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

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For a Second Consecutive Year, Banorte is Included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

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Summary

  • Thanks to the commitment assumed by Grupo Financiero Banorte with its stakeholders, for a second consecutive year was elected to be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (Dow Jones Sustainability™ Indices).
  • GFNorte is the first and the only one Mexican financial institution to be part of this important index
  • “This recognition endorses us as an institution with healthy practices in corporate governance, environment, social and risk management and commits us to always keep them active”: Marcos Ramírez Miguel, CEO of GFNorte.
  • Grupo Financiero Banorte reaffirms its commitment to sustainability through work carried out by its Social Responsibility and Sustainability program that supports various initiatives.
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 1:00pm

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September 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The sustainable practices that Grupo Financiero Banorte (GFNorte) integrates into its operations, have allowed that this financial institution has been selected for a second consecutive year to form part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index (DJSI Emerging Markets), recognition which besides to be an honor, is a relevant indicator for global shareholders and investors of the group’s outstanding performance in the field of sustainability.

This achievement is undoubtedly the result of implementing a solid program of social responsibility and sustainability that has enabled Banorte to integrate a wide range of initiatives that contribute to generating value and promoting the well-being of Mexico.

Using the methodology established by S&P Dow Jones Indexes and RobecoSAM, the Dow Jones Index evaluates the performance of companies in economic, social and environmental terms, serving as a point of reference in sustainability issues for global investors while at the same time serving as a participation platform for companies wishing to adopt best sustainable practices.

In the 2015 edition, the Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index was made up of 92 members from 21 sectors and 14 countries, taking into consideration that 810 companies were invited to participate. Is important to distinguish that GFNorte, is the first and the only one Mexican financial institution to be part of this significant index.

“For us, this recognition endorses us as an institution with healthy practices in corporate governance, environment, social and risk management, which definitely commits us to maintain this same course”, said Marcos Ramírez Miguel, CEO Grupo Financiero Banorte.

"Being back in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Emerging Markets (DJSI), represents the sum of all the small and large achievements we have made over time, in a tirelessly work to incorporate a culture of sustainability into our operations and objectives”, said Mayra Hernandez, Executive Director of Social Responsibility.

Having obtained this distinction for a second time, helps consolidate to GFNorte as solid, profitable and permanently committed to sustainability, which in turn translates into value for shareholders and investors.

Keywords: Awards, Ratings & Rankings | DJSI | DOWN JONES SUSTAINABILITY INDEX EMERGING MARKETS | GFNorte | Grupo Financiero Banorte | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | RoecoSAM | S&P Down Jones Indices | dow jones sustainability indicies | investors | sustainability

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CONTENT: Press Release

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