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Halliburton Earns High Rankings in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Halliburton Earns High Rankings in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices23:03 EDT Wednesday, September 18, 2013
HOUSTON (Business Wire) -- Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) is proud to announce its recognition for the fourth consecutive year in corporate sustainability leadership by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), exceeding the industry average in all three categories of Economic, Environmental and Social performance.
Halliburton received industry best scores for Risk and Crisis Management, Releases to the Environment, Human Capital Development, and Talent Attraction and Retention. Additionally, perfect scores were awarded to Halliburton for Releases to the Environment and Human Capital Development.
DJSI scores are based on comprehensive assessments that evaluate the overall performance of leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. The information provides asset managers with reliable and objective benchmarks to manage sustainability portfolios.
“Halliburton sets high standards for its global operations, and I'm proud that we are among the world's leaders in corporate responsibility and sustainability,” said Dave Lesar, Halliburton's chairman, president and CEO. “Corporate responsibility and sustainability are at the core of Halliburton's long-term success, and they are embedded throughout our business.”
For details about Halliburton's sustainability efforts, please visit http://www.halliburton.com/sustainability.
Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. With more than 75,000 employees, representing more than 140 nationalities in approximately 80 countries, the company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir – from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and optimizing production through the life of the field. Visit the company's website at www.halliburton.com.
Kelly Youngblood, 281-871-2688
Beverly Blohm Stafford, 281-871-2601