Herman Miller Achieves Seventh Consecutive Listing on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
September 13, 2010
Herman Miller, Inc., has garnered its seventh consecutive placement on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, an international stock portfolio that evaluates the annual performance of the world's largest 2500 companies using economic, environmental, and social criteria, known as the "triple bottom line" of sustainability.
Herman Miller is one of approximately 300 companies worldwide, and the only contract office furniture manufacturer, selected for the DJSI World. And this year, they were joined by eight new U.S. based companies including Heinz, Morgan Stanley, and Campbell Soup among others.
Launched in September 1999 as a partnership between Dow Jones Indexes, STOXX Limited and SAM Group, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) are the world's first financial benchmarks for tracking the performance of leading companies in corporate sustainability.
The DJSI include the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, Dow Jones STOXX Sustainability Index, Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, and Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index.
About Herman Miller, Inc.
Herman Miller works for a better world around you—with inventive designs, technologies and related services that improve the human experience wherever people work, heal, learn, and live. Its curiosity, ingenuity, and design excellence create award-winning products and services, resulting in more than $1.3 billion in revenue in fiscal 2010. Innovative business practices and a commitment to social responsibility have also established Herman Miller as a recognized global company. In 2010, Herman Miller was again cited by FORTUNE as the "Most Admired" in its industry and among the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in America, while Fast Company has named Herman Miller among its 2010 "Innovation All-Stars." Herman Miller trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol MLHR.