MEXICO CITY, Sept. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR) (ASUR), the first privatized airport group in Mexico and operator of Cancun Airport and eight other airports in southeast Mexico, as well as a 50% JV partner in Aerostar Airport Holdings, LLC, operator of the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, today announced it has been chosen for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index (DJSI EM), the world's leading Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) index. This is the third time ASUR has been included in this index.
In 2016, ASUR was recognized as one of the top four emerging market sustainability leaders in the transportation and transportation infrastructure sector, and is also one of five Mexican companies selected for inclusion in the DJSI EM Index, out of a total of 95 companies. In addition, ASUR received higher rankings this year than it did in 2015, across the Economic, Environmental and Social dimensions. ASUR remains committed to its environmental, societal, and corporate governance practices to further drive its sustainable development and create value for shareholders, employees, and local communities.
The DJSI EM Index, offered mutually by the S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM Indices, is comprised of emerging market sustainability leaders. It represents the top 10% of the 811 largest companies across 20 emerging markets.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (ASUR) is a Mexican airport operator with concessions to operate, maintain and develop the airports of Cancun, Merida, Cozumel, Villahermosa, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Huatulco, Tapachula and Minatitlan in the southeast of Mexico, as well as a 50% JV partner in Aerostar Airport Holdings, LLC, operator of the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Company is listed both on the Mexican Bolsa, where it trades under the symbol ASUR, and on the NYSE in the U.S., where it trades under the symbol ASR. One ADS represents ten (10) series B shares.
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