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
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Exelon Makes Dow Jones Sustainability Index For Eighth Consecutive Year; Only U.S. Utility On CDP Global Indexes For Climate Performance And Disclosure

Two separate global authorities on corporate sustainability – the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and CDP – have recognized Exelon for its sustainability performance and climate change performance and reporting.

DJSI and sustainability investing specialist RobecoSAM named Exelon to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the eighth year in a row. The achievement distinguishes Exelon as a consistent industry leader in corporate sustainability based on a rigorous assessment of the company’s economic, environmental and social performance.

Exelon was included in the index for placing among the top 20 percent of North American utility companies based on responses to more than 100 questions covering corporate governance, risk management, environmental performance, human resources development, corporate citizenship, and health and safety.

“We have an obligation to our customers, communities, employees and shareholders to operate our business in a way that is economically, environmentally and socially sustainable, and we take that responsibility very seriously,” said Christopher M. Crane, president and CEO of Exelon. “This recognition validates our long-term commitment to improving sustainability performance at all levels.”

Recognized for carbon emissions performance, disclosure

In addition to DJSI, CDP named Exelon to both its Global 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) and its Climate Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) for the second year in a row. No other U.S.-based utility company appeared on either the Global 500 CDLI or CPLI.

These annual indexes, based on analysis by PwC, recognize companies that lead their industries worldwide in the disclosure of information regarding their carbon footprints, climate change strategies and risk management, and in taking action on climate change mitigation, adaptation and transparency. The top 10 percent of responding companies, based on the completeness and quality of their CDP submissions, are named to the indexes. Exelon received a carbon disclosure score of 98 out of 100 in 2013 – an increase from its score of 94 in 2012 – and again fell within the “A” band, the highest performance band for emissions.

1 of 3

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

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
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

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

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, 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
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 16,960.57 -123.23 -0.72%
S&P 500 1,978.34 -9.64 -0.48%
NASDAQ 4,449.5640 -22.5440 -0.50%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs