HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 4, 2009 – For the fifth year in a row, United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) has been named one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Launched in 2005 by Corporate Knights Inc. and Innovest Strategic Value Advisor Inc., the Global 100 includes companies from 15 countries and all economic sectors that effectively manage environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities compared to industry peers. UTC is one of 20 U.S. companies on the list this year.
According to Corporate Knights and Innovest, the Global 100 listing is designed to highlight firms best equipped to thrive in the long-term because of their holistic approach to managing stakeholder relationships.
United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building industries. UTC’s products include Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines, Sikorsky helicopters, Carrier heating, refrigeration and air conditioning, Hamilton Sundstrand aerospace systems and industrial products, Otis elevators and escalators, UTC Fire & Security systems and UTC Power fuel cells.
UTC has been on the list of Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World since 2005 and a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes every year since the indexes began in 1999. For more information please see www.utc.com.