OSHKOSH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) today announced that it has received multiple honors highlighting the Company’s commitment to sustainability. Barron’s recently rated Oshkosh Corporation eighth on their first ever ranking of the “100 Most Sustainable Companies.” The full report can be found here.
The Barron’s ranking was created in partnership with Calvert Research and Management, an arm of Eaton Vance. They focused on the 1,000 largest publicly traded companies by market value that are headquartered in the United States. The group then looked at 300 performance indicators for each company from data providers including Institutional Shareholder Services, Sustainalytics and Thomson Reuters Asset4 in five categories: shareholders, employees, customers, planet and community.
Additionally, Oshkosh Corporation received the “Industry Mover” distinction in the Machinery & Electrical Equipment category from RobecoSAM and qualified for inclusion in the RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook 2018. This Sustainability Yearbook highlights companies that are strongly positioned to create long-term shareholder value. The Yearbook can be found here.
The Industry Mover Award is given to the company within the top 15% of each industry that has achieved the largest proportional improvement in its sustainability performance compared to the previous year. Aris Prepoudis, chief executive officer, RobecoSAM stated: “I congratulate Oshkosh Corporation wholeheartedly for being recognized as an Industry Mover in the Sustainability Yearbook 2018. The companies included in the Yearbook are the world’s most sustainable companies in their industry and are moving the ESG needle in ways that will help us realize the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.”
“These recognitions highlight Oshkosh Corporation’s continued focus on sustainable operations and processes. We’re honored to receive these awards and look forward to continuing to grow our commitment to sustainability in the future,” said Wilson R. Jones, Oshkosh Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer.
In addition to being named one of the Top 100 “Most Sustainable Companies” and an “Industry Mover,” Oshkosh Corporation was also recently named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute.
About Oshkosh Corporation
Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation is more than 100 years strong and continues to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh brings together a unique set of integrated capabilities and diverse end markets that, when combined with the Company’s MOVE strategy and positive long-term outlook, illustrate why Oshkosh is a different integrated global industrial. The Company is a leader in designing, manufacturing and servicing a broad range of access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency, military and specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®.
Today, Oshkosh Corporation is a Fortune 500 Company with manufacturing operations on four continents. Its products are recognized around the world for quality, durability and innovation and can be found in more than 150 countries around the globe. As a different integrated global industrial, Oshkosh is committed to making a difference for team members, customers, shareholders, communities and the environment. For more information, please visit www.oshkoshcorporation.com.
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