HELSINKI, Finland, Nov. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Metso continues to be included in the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index with the highest possible score of 100/100. A high score from the CDP's Climate Disclosure Leadership Index indicates transparency in disclosing high quality carbon emissions and energy data.
The ranking was announced in the CDP Climate Change Report 2015. Metso was among the Nordic companies with the highest score in the Industrials sector. It was also one of the two highest scores among all Nordic companies ranked in the index.
"Sustainability is an essential part of our business, and we are extremely proud to be included in the CDP's Climate Change Leadership Index. It reflects that we are concentrating on the right issues when it comes to integrating sustainability into our business," says Kaisa Jungman, Head of Sustainability, Metso.
CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project) is an international, not-for-profit organization providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information. CDP works with market forces, including 822 institutional investors with assets of €86 trillion, to motivate companies to disclose their impacts on the environment and natural resources and take action to reduce them. More than 5,500 companies disclosed environmental information through CDP in 2015. CDP now holds the largest collection globally of primary climate change, water and forest risk commodities information and puts these insights at the heart of strategic business, investment and policy decisions.
Metso is the world's leading industrial company in the mining and aggregates industries and in the flow control business. Our knowledge, people and solutions help drive sustainable improvements in performance and profitability in our customers' businesses.
Metso has an uncompromising attitude towards safety. Our products range from mining and construction equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls. Our solutions are delivered and supported by decades of process knowledge and a broad scope of services backed by a global footprint of over 90 service centers, thousands of service employees, and an extensive logistics network.
Metso is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland. In 2014, Metso's net sales totaled EUR 3.7 billion. Metso employs approximately 13,000 industry experts in more than 50 countries. Expect results.
For further information, please contact:
Kaisa Jungman, Head of Sustainability, Metso Corporation, tel.+358 50 4924058, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Anne Rantanen, Director, Global Communications, Metso Corporation, Tel. +358 20 484 2253, Email: email@example.com