Roche has once again been recognized as one of the most sustainable pharmaceutical companies according to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). This ranking is based on an in-depth analysis of economic, social and environmental performance. The DJSI family of indices serves as a benchmark for investors integrating sustainability aspects into their portfolios.
Roche has maintained its leadership through its sustainability strategy, which is fully integrated into the business and company culture. “We are proud to be recognized once again for our ongoing and enduring commitment to sustainability,” he says. Severin Schwan, CEO of Roche. This recognition stands out especially in the context of our 125th anniversary and underscores our heritage and our continued commitment to society.
Sustainability at Roche
For 125 years, sustainability has been an integral part of Roche’s business. When it comes to managing sustainability, the company follows a holistic approach: in addition to improving access to products, the company’s strategy also focuses on achieving continuous progress in areas such as social responsibility, environmental protection, sustainability of the supply chain and the attraction and retention of talent. The company makes its greatest contribution to society by improving the delivery of health services, through the development of the best diagnostic tests and drugs capable of meeting some of the most urgent medical needs in the world.
Roche is aware that the key to creating sustainable growth and value lies in partnering with stakeholders and engaging in an open and constructive dialogue. In this way, it not only generates value for society through its medicines and its technology, but also achieves sustainable economic growth.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)
This international ranking, published annually by S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM, assesses the performance of world leaders in sustainability. RobecoSAM invites more than 3,400 listed companies to participate. The companies are selected for inclusion in the indices based on a corporate sustainability assessment conducted by RobecoSAM. Only companies that lead their respective sectors enter the indices based on a comprehensive assessment based on long-term economic, environmental and social criteria that takes into account general and sector-specific sustainability trends.
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