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BTS Group picked as DJSI component for third consecutive year
Nov 16. 2020
By THE NATION
BTS Group has been selected as an index component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) 2020 in the DJSI Emerging Markets for the third consecutive year, BTS Group Holdings Pcl (BTS Group) revealed.
BTS Group is the only Thai rail transportation company ranked amongst world class DJSI Indices members, the company said.
According to this year’s evaluated performances, BTS Group becomes “DJSI Industry Leader” for transportation and transportation infrastructure Industry.
“This is a proud achievement of the company and Thailand, which has been acknowledged as world class. This demonstrates the strong commitment of the BTS Group to management disciplines during the challenging period and our sustainable business practices,” the company said.
The DJSI, a collaboration between S&P Global and SAM, are a family of indices evaluating the sustainability performance of corporations, broadly recognised worldwide. “The evaluation aims to ensure companies’ commitment to management disciplines, which have been demonstrated in our prudent financial and investment practices, sustainable management policies and viable business progression, covering all three sustainable dimensions — economics, social and environmental — as well as responsibility for all stakeholders.
Meanwhile, on November 11, BTS Group was selected by the Stock Exchange of Thailand to be a member of Thailand Sustainability Investment List for the second time in the service category. “This reflects the commitment of BTS Group to operate and place importance to create sustainable business as well as focus on responsibility for the environment, society and governance,” the company said.