Press Release

TNT sustains leadership in Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes

Publish Date : 4 September 2008 at 03:00 CET - Amsterdam, TNT confirms its leadership in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) for the industrial transportation sector and the super sector ‘industrial goods and services.' In addition, TNT reached the highest score of all companies included in the DJSI for the second year in a row. These are the conclusions of a report published today in Zurich by SAM, which assessed the sustainability reporting and performance of over 1,100 companies. TNT reached the overall score of 92% out of a possible 100%. In addition, TNT got the highest score in each of the three dimensions –Economic, Environmental, and Social- that make up the index.

TNT achieved the best scores (100%) in the following areas: customer relationship management, fuel efficiency, codes of conduct/compliance, and risk and crisis management.

Peter Bakker, CEO of TNT, commented: 'We are delighted to confirm our leadership position in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. The consistency of our results demonstrates TNT's commitment to economic, environmental, and social performance. I want to thank all TNT employees for this outstanding achievement.'

Note to the editors:
Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes are the first global indexes tracking the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. Based on the cooperation of Dow Jones Indexes, STOXX Limited and SAM they provide asset managers with reliable and objective benchmarks to manage sustainability portfolios. The results of the 2008 update are available online at the following address:

About TNT
TNT provides businesses and consumers worldwide with an extensive range of services for their mail and express delivery needs. Headquartered in Amsterdam, TNT offers efficient network infrastructures in Europe and Asia and is expanding operations worldwide to maximize its network performance. TNT serves more than 200 countries and employs more than 161,500 people. Over 2007, TNT reported EUR 11 billion in revenues and an operating income of EUR 1,192 million. TNT is listed on the Amsterdam stock exchange. The company recognizes its social responsibility, and has formed partnerships with the United Nations World Food Programme and the United Nations Environmental Programme to fight hunger and pollution.

Page publication date: 4 September 2008 at 03:00 CET