JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CSX (Nasdaq:CSX) was named to the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America, recognizing the company’s leadership in sustainable and responsible business practices. CSX was the only U.S.-based railroad and one of only three transportation companies included on the North American index.
“Achieving the ‘right results, the right way’ is one of CSX’s core values, and we aim to live that value every day as we safely and efficiently move the goods that are essential to our communities,” said Michael J. Ward, chairman and chief executive officer. “By operating with respect for customers, employees, neighbors and the environment, we’re able to create sustainable, long-term value for our investors.”
CSX was recognized for high performance in corporate governance, supply chain management and corporate citizenship and philanthropy, as well as in several areas of environmental performance including environmental policy and management systems, fuel efficiency and operational eco-efficiency.
The DJSI North America index is a partnership between the Dow Jones Indexes and RobecoSAM Sustainability Assessments, which tracks the leading company’s commitments, performance and disclosures related to economic, environmental and social criteria.
To learn more about sustainability at CSX, view the company’s most recent Corporate Social Responsibility Report at www.csx.com/responsibility.
CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For more than 190 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and small farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/OfficialCSX) and follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/CSX).