TORONTO, September 8, 2011 - For the 12th 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 embracing 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 2012 indices.
In 2011, RBC was named one of the world's Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, one of Canada's Greenest Employers, one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers, one of Canada's Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations, one of Canada's Best 50 Corporate Citizens, one of Canada's Top 100 Employers and one of the Best Workplaces in Canada. RBC is also listed on the Jantzi Social Index, the FTSE4Good Index and the Canadian Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index.