Nokia is World Most Environmentally Friendly Company – Daw Jones
Daw Jones, world renowned publisher of business, financial newswires and indexes has rated Nokia as the world's most sustainable technology company. According to prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index Review 2010, Nokia was chosen as "Technology Super sector Leader" making it number one across the entire global technology sector for the second time in row.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes are globally respected rankings based on a thorough analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance. Nokia scores high on all these dimensions. According to the index Nokia strengths are especially in the areas of customer relationship management, risk management, standards for suppliers, environmental policy and management system, labor practices, talent attraction and human capital development.
In his reaction, Nokia's Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Timo Ihamuotila said the recognition for the second year running validates Nokia's commitment to sustainable business practices. “For us, sustainability is not a trend but our way of doing business. We remain committed to action and continue to look beyond our own operations to harness the power of mobile technology to address environmental, social and economic issues." Ihamuotila said.
Nokia is the world's number one manufacturer of mobile devices by market share. Beyond its leadership status as a manufacturer of devices, Nokia is fast becoming a leading solutions provider in the converging Internet and communications industries providing internet services that enable users to experience media, messaging, maps and games.