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MWV Named To The Dow Jones Sustainability Index

October 7, 2008

In recognition of its economic, environmental and social performance, MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) has been selected as a member of the 2008/2009 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). The global packaging company is included on the index for the fifth consecutive year based on its success integrating environmental sustainability and social values into core business objectives and economic performance, according to the company.

MWV also ranked best in class in the Containers & Packaging industry group for the fourth straight year, demonstrating outstanding leadership in criteria such as risk and crisis management, sustainable fiber and pulp, and corporate citizenship and philanthropy.

Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes are the first global indexes tracking the financial performance of sustainability-driven companies worldwide. The DJSI World Index comprises the leading companies in terms of sustainability around the world. It captures the top 10% based on long-term economic, environmental and social criteria out of 2,500 companies worldwide.

More info: www.mwv.com
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