Petrobras – Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Rio de Janeiro, March 16, 2015 – Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras announces that the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Committee has notified that the company is no longer a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World (DJSI World) as of March 23, 2015. Petrobras had been part of the index since 2006.
The committee based its decision on the charges of corruption investigated by Lava Jato Operation. The committee announced it will monitor the development of the investigations and Petrobras’s position throughout the year, and may reconsider its participation in 2016.
As for Lava Jato Operation, Petrobras restates it is working closely with the public authorities, as well as complying with the requests made by its stakeholders, including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Committee.
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