Pirelli & C. SpA is a world leader in sustainability in the
“Auto Parts and Tires” sector of the Dow Jones index.The company, valued according to
economic, social and environmental criteria, obtained a global score of 77%. While
reaching leadership of the sector, Pirelli’s presence has once again been confirmed in the
global Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and in the European Dow
Jones STOXX Index (DJSI STOXX) for the 2007/2008 period, testament to the
company’s strong commitment to social responsibility.
Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability indexes are the first global indexes to
trace financial performance of leading companies in terms of sustainability. Admission to
the indexes is subordinated to an extensive evaluation of the company according to
working standards, corporate governance, supply chain, respect for the environment, risk
management and dialogue with stakeholders.
The DJSI World Sustainability Index includes the best companies worldwide in terms of
sustainable performance (about 10% of the 2,500 large companies that are listed on the
DJ World financial index), valued according to economic, environmental and social
criteria. The European DJSJ STOXX includes 20% of the leading companies, in terms of
sustainability, among those included in the financial DJ STOXX SM 600 index.
Pirelli Tire North America specializes in the manufacture and marketing of highperformance
car, light truck and motorcycle tires. An industry leader in technology and
quality, Pirelli operates its highly advancedModular Integrated Robotized System
(MIRS) in Rome, Georgia, to better serve the American OEM and Replacement markets.