Swire Properties Limited (Stock Code: 1972) is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a constituent member of the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index ("HSSUS"), which will take effect from 14 September 2015.
The HSSUS comprises 30 listed companies from Hong Kong who have performed outstandingly in the field of corporate sustainability. Companies are selected based on a comprehensive sustainability assessment undertaken by the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency, an independent and professional assessment body. The process ensures that the index is objective and reliable, thereby providing a credible benchmark for sustainability investments. In addition to the HSSUS, Swire Properties Limited has been included in the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Benchmark Index since September 2013.
Swire Properties endeavours to create economic value for its stakeholders, and it believes equally in the importance of being responsible stewards for the environment and creating social value for the communities it serves. To that end, the company has incorporated sustainability practices in every aspect of its daily operations, and has published a Sustainable Development Report every year since 2003. Please visit the company's Sustainable Development Report site at: www.swireproperties.com/en/sustainability/reports.
For more about the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series, please refer to the website: