ATLANTA, Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM) announced today that the Company has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability North American Index, which is the most prestigious global benchmark for corporate responsibility and sustainability. The Company remains the only U.S. homebuilder in the Consumer Durables and Apparel industry group listed in the DJSI North American Index.
"As a company, we are committed to breaking new ground through sustainable practices, to achieving superior levels of construction quality, to building a diverse workforce and to raising the bar on the overall homebuying experience," says Ryan Marshall, Chief Executive Officer for PulteGroup. "To be included on the DJSI is an honor and a confirmation of our efforts to continuously improve not only in homebuilding operations, but also in our economic and social business practices."
The Company also recently released its 2016 Corporate Responsible Strategy Report, "Quality. Sustainability. Transparency." The report provides an update on the Company's efforts to run a more sustainable business and summarizes many of the Company's underlying initiatives.
Highlights from the PulteGroup Corporate Responsible Strategy Report include:
- The first prototype of a Zero Net Energy home and other green technologies in the home
- Notable environmental impact initiatives by region
- Volunteerism: Approximately 75,000 hours donated to nearly 150 non-profit organizations nationwide
- Built to Honor: 40 mortgage-free homes built for wounded veterans across the country through the Company's Built to Honor program
To download PulteGroup's Corporate Responsible Strategy Report, visit http://bit.ly/PGSustainability.
For more information on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), visit http://www.robecosam.com/en/sustainability-insights/about-sustainability/corporate-sustainability-assessment/review.jsp.
PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM), based in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of America's largest homebuilding companies with operations in approximately 50 markets throughout the country. Through its brand portfolio that includes Centex, Pulte Homes, Del Webb, DiVosta Homes and John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods, the company is one of the industry's most versatile homebuilders able to meet the needs of multiple buyer groups and respond to changing consumer demand. PulteGroup conducts extensive research to provide homebuyers with innovative solutions and consumer inspired homes and communities to make lives better.
For more information about PulteGroup, Inc. and PulteGroup brands, go to pultegroupinc.com; www.pulte.com; www.centex.com; www.delwebb.com; www.divosta.com and www.jwhomes.com. Follow PulteGroup, Inc. on Twitter: @PulteGroupNews.
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