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SKF ranked as one of the world’s most sustainable companies

For the 17th year in a row, SKF has been listed as one of the most sustainable companies by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI).

The Group’s performance within supply chain management and overall environmental management programme once again ranked highly in the survey.

Rob Jenkinson, Director, Corporate Sustainability, says, “Our long-running inclusion in the DJSI is something that we are all very proud of within SKF. Sustainability issues for businesses have evolved during this period, with an ever increasing focus on reducing negative environmental impacts and doing more for society as a whole. We maintain our focus on understanding these issues and the role we can play to help address them – now, and in the future.”

“Doing so is good for society, the environment and makes long term business sense for SKF, our customers and suppliers.”

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes were launched in 1999 and are the longest- running and most prestigious global sustainability benchmarks worldwide.  In addition, SKF is also a member of the FTSE4Good Index and Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe.

SKF is a leading global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance and reliability services, engineering consulting and training. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide.

Annual sales in 2015 were SEK 75 997 million and the number of employees was 46 635.  www.skf.com

By:                   Sonia Laverick

                          Laverick Media Communications cc                 

                         Tel: 011 0400 818/ Fax: 086 671 6836

                        lavmedia@iafrica.com / www.laverickmedia.co.za

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