AkzoNobel has been ranked in first place in the Chemicals supersector on the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Indexes (DJSI), cementing its position as a global sustainability leader.

The latest listing reveals that AkzoNobel achieved a total score of 93, improving on last year’s second place. The company has been ranked in the top three since 2007 (when AkzoNobel last topped the list).

Andre Veneman, Sustainability Director, who also acknowledged the contribution made by the company's employees around the world commented that their first place ranking and consistent performance over the last few years prove how sustainability has been successfully integrated into AkzoNobel’s global operations.

Regarded as one of the world's foremost sustainability indices, the DJSI World Index benchmarks the sustainability performance of leading companies based on environmental, social and economic performance, including forward-looking indicators. 

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