ISLANDIA, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced that it has been named as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) World Index and North America Index.
"We are very pleased and honored to be recognized as a top sustainability company by the DJSI," said Cynthia Curtis, vice president and chief sustainability officer, CA Technologies. "As a global company, we recognize the importance of sustainability not only as an integral part of the software solutions we provide our customers, but also as a way to effectively run our own operations. Embracing sustainability in everything we do, we believe is just good business."
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes track the financial performance of companies across all industries that outperform their peers in numerous sustainability metrics. The DJSI World Index represents the top 10 percent of the largest 2,500 companies in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index, and the DJSI North America index represents the top 20 percent of the largest 600 North American companies.
CA Technologies is one of 41 companies added this year to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), while 23 firms were deleted. In total, there are now 342 components in the index. CA Technologies also is one of 20 companies named to the North American Index while 12 companies were deleted. The index will now have 143 components. All changes will become effective with the open of the stock markets on September 19, 2011.
In announcing the results of the DJSI annual review, Michael A. Petronella, president of President, Dow Jones Indexes said, "The DJSI have become the gold standard in recognizing the world's corporate sustainability leaders. These indexes have become an invaluable market tool for those seeking to support companies that are committed to creating and adopting sustainable business practices."
To help meet its environmental goals, CA Technologies utilizes its own innovative CA ecoSoftware solution for tracking, managing and reporting on its sustainability program. Additional information on the progress the company has made in reducing its environmental footprint, providing solutions for customers and partners to monitor and manage corporate sustainability, greening operational processes and efficiencies, and supporting community involvement can be found in the company's 2011 Sustainability Report titled "What Moves Us."
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CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) is an IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments – from mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. CA Technologies manages and secures IT environments and enables customers to deliver more flexible IT services. CA Technologies innovative products and services provide the insight and control essential for IT organizations to power business agility. The majority of the Global Fortune 500 relies on CA Technologies to manage evolving IT ecosystems. For additional information, visit CA Technologies at www.ca.com.
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