Iron Mountain Named To 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability North American Index For Sustainability Commitment And Performance
Company receives high marks for customer relationship management, labor practice indicators and human rights, and ability to attract and retain talent
BOSTON – Sept. 15, 2015 – Iron Mountain Incorporated ® (NYSE: IRM), the storage and information management company, has been named to the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), a collection of global rankings that measure corporate sustainability commitment and program performance.
“We are thrilled to be named to the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability Index,” said William L. Meaney, president and CEO of Iron Mountain. “Our company is built on the trust our customers place in us to protect and manage their information and other critical assets. We take this responsibility very seriously and know that earning that trust depends on assembling the best talent; creating a culture of excellence; serving customers with passion and integrity; minimizing our environmental impact; maintaining the highest ethical and corporate governance standards, and serving our communities where we do business. Being named to the DJSI is terrific recognition of our successes across these areas, but we will never stop working to improve when it comes to building upon the trust our customers and investors place in us.”
Launched in 1999, the DJSI tracks the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. The indices serve as benchmarks for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios, and provide an effective engagement platform for companies who want to adopt sustainable best practices.
The Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and its respective subsets track the performance of the top 20 percent of the 600 largest North American (US and Canada) companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index that lead the field in terms of sustainability. Scores are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, including issues such as corporate governance, risk management, branding, climate change mitigation, supply chain standards and labor practices.
For more information on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, visit www.sustainability-indices.com. And to learn more about Iron Mountain’s Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability efforts, visit the company’s Taking Care corporate responsibility portal at takingcare.ironmountain.com.
About Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is a leading provider of storage and information management services. The company’s real estate network of over 67 million square feet across more than 1,000 facilities in 36 countries allows it to serve customers with speed and accuracy. And its solutions for records management, data management, document management, and secure shredding help organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and better use their information for business advantage. Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of information assets, including business documents, backup tapes, electronic files and medical data. Visit www.ironmountain.com for more information.