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Legrand Enters The Global 100 Index


 

LEGRAND ENTERS THE GLOBAL 100 INDEX

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (January 29, 2015) – For the first time, the Legrand Group has been included in the 2015 Global 100 index of the 100 most sustainable corporations worldwide, ranking in 48th place. Established annually by Corporate Knights*, the Global 100 index is released each year at the World Economic Forum in Davos (Switzerland). It comprises the 100 companies worldwide most committed to sustainable development and which successfully reconcile sustainability and financial performance. The ranking includes corporations from all sectors of the economy, and from 22 different countries. It is established on the basis of a set of 12 criteria combining performance in financial terms and on CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility). Legrand's entry into the Global 100 reflects the integration of CSR at the very heart of its development strategy. Find out more about the Global 100.

Find out more about the Global 100: http://www.corporateknights.com/reports/2015-global-100/2015-global-100-results/.

*Founded in 2002, Corporate Knights is an independent organisation based in Toronto, acting in favour of 'clean capitalism'. Learn more about Corporate Knights: http://www.corporateknights.com/

To learn more about Sustainability initiatives at Legrand, North America, visit: http://www.legrand.us/aboutus/sustainability.aspx.

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About Legrand
Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value and acquisitions are prime vectors for growth. Legrand reported sales of close to $6 billion in 2013. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, NuVo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, WattStopper, Wiremold, and the recently acquired C2G and Quiktron product lines. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, Corporate Oekom Rating and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819). www.legrand.us