PARIS, Sept. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - Sanofi-aventis enters the Dow Jones
Sustainability World Indexes (DJSI World), the leading global index tracking
the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies
worldwide. The DJSI World covers the top 10% of the biggest 2,500 companies in
the Dow Jones World Index in terms of economic, environmental and social
This listing on the index recognizes the Group's commitment to making
sustainable development a powerful ongoing element in its business activities.
Sanofi-aventis thus ranks among the 8 pharmaceutical leaders in terms of
sustainability according the DJSI World.
The 2006 sanofi-aventis Sustainable Development report is available on
the Group's sustainability website:
Sanofi-aventis is one of the world leaders in the pharmaceutical
industry, ranking number one in Europe. Backed by a world-class R&D
organisation, sanofi-aventis is developing leading positions in seven major
therapeutic areas: cardiovascular, thrombosis, oncology, metabolic diseases,
central nervous system, internal medicine and vaccines. Sanofi-aventis is
listed in Paris (EURONEXT: SAN) and in New York (NYSE: SNY).
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