SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – Jan. 23, 2014 – Motorola Solutions has been named to the Global 100 index of the world’s most sustainable corporations. In selecting the Global 100, media and investment research company Corporate Knights evaluated approximately 4,000 mid-, large- and mega-cap stocks based on publicly available information covering resource, employee and financial management.
Motorola Solutions is one of only 18 US companies to earn a spot on the Global 100, earning the rank of No. 50.
KEY FACTS ON THE GLOBAL 100
- Now in its 10th year, the Global 100 is recognised as a key index in corporate sustainability analysis. Companies named to the Global 100 are the top overall sustainability performers in their respective industrial sectors.
- Inclusion in the Global 100 index is determined using 12 quantitative sustainability indicators, including the amount of revenue companies generate per unit of energy consumption and lost time injury rate.
KEY FACTS ON MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY
- Motorola Solutions helped initiate the Solutions for Hope project, a closed-pipe system of mining conflict-free tantalum from the Democratic Republic of Congo. We also helped launch the Conflict-Free Tin Initiative (CFTI) to source conflict-free tin from the DRC as an end-user.
- About 22 percent of the electricity Motorola Solutions purchased globally in 2012 was from renewable sources. The company’s goal is to increase its global use of electricity from renewable sources to 30 per cent by 2020.
- The company’s global recycling rate was 71 per cent in 2012.
- In 2012, the Motorola Solutions Foundation provided grants that helped more than 700,000 students, first responders and community members in 37 countries around the world.
- CR Magazine ranked Motorola Solutions No. 32 on its “2013 100 Best Corporate Citizens” list.
- In 2012 & 2013, Motorola Solutions was included in a number of socially responsible investment indices, including: Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, Dow Jones Sustainability North American Index, FTSE4Good, Maplecroft Climate Innovation Indexes, Newsweek Green Rankings, and the oekom Corporate Rating.
Jodi Shapiro, vice president, environmental, health and safety, Motorola Solutions, says: “Being named to the Global 100 index helps confirm the excellent work of our Motorola Solutions employees. Through a continued focus on our strong corporate responsibility programs, we are proud to demonstrate our purpose – helping people be their best in the moments that matter – for our customers, our suppliers, our employees, our shareholders and our communities around the world.”