press release, January 23, 2019
KONE, a global leader in the elevator
and escalator industry, has been recognized for its actions and
strategies to mitigate climate change. KONE received a score of A-
on climate action in the CDP 2018 list of the world's businesses
leading on environmental performance. The score ranges from A to D,
with A the best possible rating. It is based on independent
assessment against the scoring criteria of CDP, an international
not-for-profit organization that runs a global disclosure system
that enables companies, cities, states and regions to measure and
manage their environmental impacts.
KONE has disclosed through CDP since
2009 and to has continuously been listed among the top performers:
KONE has received an A or A- score for six consecutive years. More
than 7,000 companies disclosed through CDP in 2018, and the
reporting companies represent more than 50% of global market
"We are very proud of our sixth
consecutive CDP leadership score, which demonstrates our long-term
commitment to environmental excellence throughout our business.
Climate change is the biggest challenge of our time, and as a
global company we recognize our responsibility in achieving
low-carbon operations and providing smart and energy-efficient
people flow solutions for our customers and the urbanizing world,"
says Hanna Uusitalo, environmental director at KONE.
information, please contact:
Hanna Rutanen, Director, External
Communications, KONE Corporation, tel. +358 41 5071361, firstname.lastname@example.org
At KONE, our mission is to improve the
flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and
escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and
automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and
modernization to add value to buildings throughout their life
cycle. Through more effective People Flow®, we make people's
journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter
buildings. In 2017, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8.9 billion,
and at the end of the year over 55,000 employees. KONE class B
shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.