Coca-Cola FEMSA was selected, together with 24 leading emerging market companies in sustainability from the food and beverage sector, to form part of this index.
Mexico City, Mexico – January 30th, 2017 – Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: KOFL; NYSE: KOF) (“Coca-Cola FEMSA” or the “Company”), the largest public bottler by sales volume of Coca-Cola products in the world, announced today that it was included in the new FTSE4Good Emerging Index because of its commitment to the sustainable generation of economic, social and environmental value.
Created by FTSE Russell, a global index leader, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. Coca-Cola FEMSA was one of the five Mexican companies from the food and beverage sector chosen for the index. In sum, the FTSE4Good Emerging Index comprises 457 businesses from different emerging markets industries, representing a market capitalization of more than US$1.8 trillion.
“Membership in the prestigious FTSE4Good Emerging Index demonstrates that we are on the right path. We share the conviction that every action we take must simultaneously generate economic, social, and environmental value for our stakeholders. This recognition reinforces our commitment to our employees, our communities, the environment, and our investors,” said John Santa Maria, Chief Executive Officer of Coca-Cola FEMSA.
In the last years, the Company has earned several awards and recognitions for its sustainability performance. These recognitions include its membership in the Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index, the Mexican Stock Exchange Sustainability Index, and the Vigeo Eiris Emerging Market 70 Ranking.
FTSE Russell confirmed that Coca-Cola FEMSA has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria and has satisfied the requirements to become a member of the FTSE4Good Index Series. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.
Coca-Cola FEMSA’s 2015 Sustainability Report: Excellence in Evolution presents the company’s most relevant sustainability results. The complete document is available at: https://www.coca-colafemsa.com/sustainability.htmlDescargar noticia