Cummins Recognized For Corporate Sustainability by Dow Jones Index

September 10, 2009

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For the fifth straight year, Cummins landed in the top 10 percent of the world's largest 2,500 companies in corporate sustainability, according to the Dow Jones Sustainability World index
. The company was also honored as one of the world's top 14 leaders in sustainability among industrial companies and was included in the North American index for the third straight year.

Every year, the Dow Jones Sustainability World index evaluates companies in three broad categories, including economic, social, and environment, with a higher weighting given to environmental performance in industrial companies such as Cummins.

Specific issues considered include corporate governance, risk management, customer relationship management, climate change strategy, supply chain standards, labor practices, corporate citizenship and philanthropy, employee development, product stewardship, innovation management, environmental management systems, and environmental policy and procedures and the scope of their application.

"Cummins is committed to creating a thriving and sustainable business that values its stakeholders, the communities in which it operates and the environment," said Tim Solso, Cummins chairman and CEO.

Sustainable Asset Management Group works in partnership with Dow Jones in analyzing companies and compiling its indices.

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