SAM also identified the top company for each of the 19 Supersectors that the 58 sectors roll up to. Some examples of 2009/2010 Supersector leaders include Adidas (Personal & Household Goods), BMW (Automobiles), DSM (Chemicals), Roche (Health Care), Sodexo (Travel & Leisure), Swiss Re (Insurance), Telefonica (Telecommunications), TNT (Industrial Goods & Services), Total (Oil & Gas), and Unilever (Food & Beverage).
Following SAM’s latest global analysis of corporate sustainability leadership, 33 companies will join the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, while 33 firms will be deleted – leaving the number of components unchanged at 317. The largest additions to the DJSI World include Johnson & Johnson, Coca-Cola, and Samsung Electronics, while the biggest deletions from this index are National Grid, Mitsubishi Estate, and SABMiller. All changes will be made effective with the opening of equity markets on 21 September 2009.