MADISON, N.J., Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, was named for the thirteenth consecutive year in the North America Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) and for a fourteenth year in the World DJSI.
Quest Diagnostics was one of only nine Health Care Equipment and Services companies listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and one of only twelve companies listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index in the same category. Over last year, the company improved its percentile ranking in the areas of Risk & Crisis Management and Human Capital Development.
"We are proud to once again be included on both the World and North America DJSI," said Steve Rusckowski, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Quest Diagnostics. "For 50 years our employees have contributed to making our world healthier through diagnostic insights. We are committed to making a positive difference in the communities in which we operate, and being a health care partner that does business in an environmentally sustainable, socially responsible manner."
Launched in 1999, the DJSI World represents the gold standard for corporate sustainability and is the first global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies based on RobecoSAM's analysis of financially material Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors and S&P DJI's robust index methodology.
For more information on the sustainability programs of Quest Diagnostics, refer to the company's 2016 Global Inclusion and Corporate Social Responsibility Report.
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50th Anniversary: In 2017, Quest Diagnostics celebrates 50 years of life-changing results. To learn about our legacy of accomplishments and quest to improve healthcare in the future, visit www.QuestDiagnostics.com/50Years
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