Weyerhaeuser makes Global 100 index

Weyerhaeuser Company has made it on to the Corporate Knights Global 100 index.

Based on its performance with social, economic and strategic governance issues, Weyerhaeuser Company has made it on to the Corporate Knights Global 100 index.

The announcement was made at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on January 22, 2014.

Companies that are named to the Global 100 index are the top overall sustainability performers in their respective industrial sectors. U.S. firms hold 18 of the 100 spots on the index and Canada holds 13.

Weyerhaeuser Company looks to be the only forest products company on the list. 12 quantitative sustainability indicators, including the amount of revenue companies generate per unit of energy consumption, the ratio of CEO to average worker salary and lost time injury rate are factors used to establish inclusion in the Global 100 index.

The Corporate Knights Global 100 index is a project that lists the top 100 most sustainable corporations in the world.