São José dos Campos, Brazil, November 24, 2016 The BM&FBOVESPA (São Paulo Stock Exchange) announced today, November 24, the inclusion of Embraer as a member of the 12th portfolio of the Corporate Sustainability Index (Índice de Sustentabilidade Empresarial ISE). Along with Embraer, 33 other companies form this new portfolio, which will be in effect from January 2, 2017 to January 5, 2018.
According to the BM&FBovespa, the companies listed represent 15 sectors and total R$ 1.31 trillion in market value, or the equivalent of 52.14% of the total value of companies that trade on the Exchange, based on the close of November 22. The BM&FBOVESPA also informed that 179 companies out of the 200 most liquid stocks in January 2016 were invited to take part in the new portfolio.
The ISE is a pioneer in Latin America, created in 2005 by the BM&FBOVESPA in conjunction with other institutions, for the purpose of becoming a tool for the comparative analysis of the performance of companies in terms of corporate sustainability, based on economic efficiency, environmental balance, social justice, and corporate governance.
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Embraer is a global company headquartered in Brazil with businesses in commercial and executive aviation, defense & security. The company designs, develops, manufactures and markets aircraft and systems, providing customer support and services.
Since it was founded in 1969, Embraer has delivered more than 8,000 aircraft. About every 10 seconds an aircraft manufactured by Embraer takes off somewhere in the world, transporting over 145 million passengers a year.
Embraer is the leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 130 seats. The company maintains industrial units, offices, service and parts distribution centers, among other activities, across the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe
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