OSHKOSH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), a leading innovator of mission-critical vehicles and equipment, announced today that it has been named to the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI), recognizing the company’s ongoing commitment to sustainable business practices. This is the first time the company has achieved this prestigious recognition.
“Doing the right thing is a core value at Oshkosh,” said Ignacio A. Cortina, Oshkosh Corporation Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. “Our team members are continually looking for ways to make a difference in the communities where we live and work, minimize our environmental impact and operate more sustainably. We are proud to be listed among this group of global leaders who are truly driving sustainable progress.”
The 2019 results were provided by S&P Dow Jones Indices which is one of the world’s foremost index providers, and RobecoSAM, a global investment leader focused on sustainable investing. The Dow Jones Sustainability Index is the gold standard for corporate sustainability at a worldwide level.
“We congratulate Oshkosh for being included in the DJSI World Index,” said Manjit Jus, Head of ESG Ratings, RobecoSAM. “The SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment has again raised the bar in identifying those companies best-positioned to address future sustainability challenges and opportunities. This year – which marks the 20th anniversary of the DJSI – record corporate interest in the SAM CSA reflects the enduring relevance of the DJSI for measuring and advancing ESG practices."
In addition to being listed in the 2019 DJSI, Oshkosh has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere™ for the last four years, and one of Barron’s Top 100 Most Sustainable Companies in 2018 and 2019.
To learn more about Oshkosh’s sustainability efforts, please visit https://www.oshkoshcorp.com/en/impact.
About Oshkosh Corporation
At Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK), we make innovative, mission-critical equipment to help everyday heroes advance communities around the world. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation employs more than 15,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common cause: to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG®, Pierce®, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Frontline™, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh® Airport Products, CON-E-CO® and London™. For more information, visit oshkoshcorp.com.
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