BTS Group is proud to have been selected as a constituent member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) 2021 in the DJSI Emerging Markets for four consecutive years. BTS Group is the only Thai rail transportation company ranked amongst world class DJSI Indices members. In addition, the Company is also ranked first globally in the Transportation and Transportation Infrastructure Industry, for the second consecutive year. In Thailand, there are a total of 25 companies that have been selected in this year’s DJSI list, a strong endorsement of BTS Group and its Thai peers sustainability efforts, which are set to align with the strictest domestic and international standards.
Mr. Daniel Ross, Chief Investment Officer and Head of the Sustainability Department of BTS Group, stated that “this is a meaningful achievement for the Company and Thailand, and demonstrates our strong commitment to sustainable business practices in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Though we have many areas we can improve further, being recognised by one of the most highly regarded global sustainability indices shows that our sustainability performance is competitive with major companies from around the world”.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, or DJSI, under the collaboration between S&P Global and SAM, are a family of indices evaluating the sustainability performance of corporations that are broadly recognised worldwide. The evaluation aims to ensure companies’ commitment to management disciplines, which have been demonstrated in prudent financial and investment practices, sustainable management policies and viable business progression, covering all three sustainable dimensions: Economic, Social and Environmental as well as responsibility for all stakeholders.