TORONTO, September 4, 2008 - For the ninth consecutive year, RBC has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, an annual review that recognizes the world's financial, social and environmental corporate leaders. RBC was also named to the DJSI North America Index.
These indices list leading companies that create long-term shareholder value by taking on opportunities and managing risks stemming from economic, environmental and social developments. They track the financial performance of leading sustainability-driven companies. The annual review influences the investment decisions of asset managers who use the DJSI family as objective benchmarks for sustainability portfolios.
RBC congratulates the other Canadian companies that are included on the 2009 indices.
RBC is also listed on the Jantzi Social Index and the FTSE4Good Index, recognizing the world's financial, social and environmental corporate leaders.