CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) announced today that it has been named
to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the sixth consecutive year.
Recognized worldwide, Dow Jones Sustainability Indices measure the
performance of the world’s sustainability leaders. Companies are
selected for the indices based on a comprehensive assessment of
long-term economic, environmental and social criteria. These account for
general and industry-specific sustainability issues, such as corporate
governance, health and nutrition, climate strategy, citizenship and
philanthropy, and occupational health and safety.
“It’s an incredible honor to be named to the Dow Jones Sustainability
North America Index for the sixth consecutive year,” said Sean Connolly,
president and chief executive officer of ConAgra Foods. “As we continue
our journey to becoming a more focused and higher performing company,
our corporate citizenship objectives have remained a top priority.
Inclusion on this index not only reflects our long term commitment to
corporate citizenship, it also provides a valuable measure of the
progress we are making.”
For more information on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, visit www.sustainability-indices.com.
About ConAgra Foods
ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG), is one of North America’s leading
packaged food companies with recognized brands such as Marie
Callender’s®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim®, Hebrew National®, Orville
Redenbacher’s®, Peter Pan®, Reddi-wip®, PAM®, Snack Pack®, Banquet®,
Chef Boyardee®, Egg Beaters®, Hunt’s® and many other ConAgra Foods
brands found in grocery, convenience, mass merchandise and club stores.
ConAgra Foods also has a strong business-to-business presence, supplying
frozen potato and sweet potato products as well as other vegetable
products to a variety of well-known restaurants, foodservice operators
and commercial customers. For more information, please visit us at www.conagrafoods.com.
ConAgra Foods, Inc.