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Solutia Included In New Dow Jones Index

Solutia Inc., St. Louis, has been included in the newly formed Dow Jones Sustainability Group Indexes (DJSGI), a global equity index tracking the performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies.The DJSGI was formed to address increasing investor interest in companies committed to corporate sustainability principles, including innovative technology, corporate governance, shareholder relations, industrial leadership and social well-being. Solutia was selected after providing data on sustainability performance to the DJSGI. Companies selected scored in the top 10 percent of their industry group.The DJSGI corporate sustainability assessment has been carefully designed to ensure that the indexes are global, rational, consistent and flexible to provide financial quantification of corporate sustainability performance, said Alois Flatz, head of sustainability research for Zurich-based SAM Sustainability Group. SAM partnered with Dow Jones Indexes in creating the DJSGI.Solutias contributions to sustainability include Saflex plastic interlayer, KeepSafe Maximum laminated glass, Gelva biodegradable adhesives and a phenol manufacturing process.Were proud to be recognized for the contributions our products and customers make to society as well as for our own responsible stewardship of the environment, said John Hunter, president and CEO, Solutia.We agree that sustainability is a factor investors should consider along with more traditional measures of financial performance.


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