This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Stanley Black & Decker Named A Sector Mover Within The 2012 Dow Jones Sustainability Index For North America

Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), a diversified global provider of power and hand tools, mechanical access solutions, healthcare solutions, electronic security and monitoring systems, and products and services for industrial applications, was recently named Sector Mover following selection as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for the second year in a row in September of 2012, in recognition of its leadership in economic, environmental, and social programs performance.

DJSI analysts, RobecoSAM, further identified top performers among indexed companies in a publication released every January. Stanley Black & Decker's 2012 DJSI survey results posted the largest proportional improvement in sustainability performance across 13 assessed companies within the Durable Household Goods sector. As a result, the January release of KPMG's The Sustainability Yearbook 2013 listed Stanley Black & Decker as the Sector Mover. The company was also named a Bronze Class Sustainability Leader within that sector in the same publication.

To review our accomplishments and all our sustainability results go to:

About the DJSI

The DJSI World Index was first published in September 1999. It is based on the largest 2,500 companies in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index (DJGTSMI). The DJSI World Index reviews the top 10 percent of these companies in terms of economic, environmental, and social criteria, which equals about 300 companies. The DJSI North America Index launched in September 2005 and reviews the top 20 percent of the 600 largest companies in the United States and Canada.

To be selected for any index, companies must undergo a thorough analysis of corporate-wide economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, customer relationship management, product stewardship, supply chain standards and labor relations. Dow Jones and Zurich-based Sustainable Asset Management Group release the index annually.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $93.74 0.00%
FB $117.58 0.00%
GOOG $693.01 0.00%
TSLA $240.76 0.00%
YHOO $36.60 0.00%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,773.64 -57.12 -0.32%
S&P 500 2,065.30 -10.51 -0.51%
NASDAQ 4,775.3580 -29.9330 -0.62%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs