MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 24 /CNW/ - Today the Dow Jones Sustainability
Index has named AMEC, the international engineering and project management
company, as the world's top support services company due to its commitment to
This is the fourth year in succession that AMEC has been named as sector
leader in this prestigious World and European sustainability indices, which
annually surveys and benchmarks the world's 2500 largest companies. Only the
top 10 per cent of the best performing organizations, based on their social,
environmental and economic performance, are included in the index. Of the 71
global support service companies, only 10 made it into the DJSI World Index.
"The DJSI is a valuable indicator of the progress businesses are making
in sustainable development and we are delighted to have again been recognized
for our efforts," said Samir Brikho, chief executive of AMEC. "In addition to
helping care for the planet, working in a sustainable way makes good business
sense. By respecting our employees, the community and the environment, we
benefit our clients by providing innovative solutions, we meet our investors'
expectations and we attract good people to work with and for us."
Notes to Editors:
AMEC is a focused supplier of high-value consultancy, engineering, and
project management services to the world's energy, power and process
industries. With annual revenues of over CDN $4.4 billion, AMEC designs,
delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers. AMEC's
Natural Resources, Power and Process and Earth and Environmental businesses
employ approximately 18,000 people in more than 25 countries globally. AMEC
shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange where the company is listed in
the Support Services Sector (LSE: AMEC:L).
2007 marks AMEC's 100 year anniversary in Canada, where the company has
approximately 5,000 employees operating from 74 offices. www.amec.com
Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes are the first
global and pan-European indexes tracking the financial performance of the
leading sustainability-driven companies. They provide asset managers with
reliable and objective benchmarks to manage sustainability portfolios.
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