Press Release

TNT industry leader in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Publish Date : 8 September 2005 at 15:00 CET - In its first year of achieving a rank in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), Dutch mail, express and logistics company TNT N.V. also achieved the highest score in its industry. The company entered the DJSI with an overall score of 75.

'“At TNT we are committed to running our business and serving our customers with excellence. In addition, we are committed to integrity, governance, financial clarity and sustainability,' said TNT CEO Peter Bakker. 'This recognition validates our approach to sustainability, and will be a solid foundation for further improvement.'

The Dow Jones Sustainability World Indexes cover the top 10 percent of the largest 2,500 companies in the Dow Jones World Index in terms of economic, environmental and social criteria.

TNT achieved industry-leading scores in seven of the 20 criteria:

  • Investor Relations
  • Codes of Conduct/Compliance/Corruption & Bribery
  • Advanced Customer Relationship Management
  • Climate Strategy
  • Talent Attraction and Retention
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Corporate Citizenship/Philantropy.

Its scores in other areas, such as Environmental Performance and Social Reporting, indicate room for improvement.

TNT publishes its DJSI assessment on its corporate Web site: A copy of the TNT 2004 Sustainability Report can be found there as well.

Page publication date: 8 September 2005 at 15:00 CET