Williams Sonona Named To Dow Jones Sustainability Index

The home products specialty chain is one of eight retailers included in a grouping that covers companies across North America.
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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. has been included on the 2022 S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America. As one of eight retailers included on the DJSI North America, the retailer is recognized for the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance.

DJSI North America is comprised of North American companies that are identified as sustainability leaders by S&P Global through the Corporate Sustainability Assessment. The index represents the top 20% of the largest 600 North American companies in the S&P Global BMI based on long-term economic, environmental, and social criteria.

“We stand out in our industry for prioritizing ESG and for setting ambitious goals that reinforce our commitments,” said Laura Alber, president and CEO of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. “Sustainability is core to our company values and business strategy, so we are thrilled to be one of the retailers included in the DJSI North America.”

Earlier this year, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. released its latest Impact Report, detailing the progress the company made on its ESG goals, inclusive of a Science-Based Target across Scopes 1-3 GHG emissions, and new goals with Fair Trade USA™ and Nest’s Ethical Handcraft Program. Williams-Sonoma, Inc.’s Impact Report also outlines the company’s commitment across the brand portfolio to plant 6 million trees in partnership with The Arbor Day Foundation by 2023.