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Sustainability Financial Analysis Project
Finance & Accounting
Pages 12 (3012 words)
Sustainability Financial Analysis Project Nike Inc. vs The Jones Group Inc. DOW Jones Sustainability Index The Down Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) was launched in 1999 as the the first global index evaluating the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide (DJSI Annual Review, p.
3). While assessing and selecting companies for inclusion to the DJSI, various corporate economic, environmental and social performance factors are taken into consideration. These factors include, but are not limited to: corporate governance, brand management, risk and crisis management, climate change mitigation, supply chain management, strategy for emerging markets, environmental policy, water related risks, raw material sourcing, human capital development, social reporting (DJSI Annual Review, p. 50). All these and other factors specific to each industry belonging to the three pillars mentioned above are also known as a concept of a triple bottom line. Nike Inc. was chosen for analysis. The company is included in the DOW Jones Sustainability United States Index and belongs to the consumer goods industry (category: Footwear). The non-DJSI company that will be analyzed and compared to Nike Inc is the Jones Group Inc. ...
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