JSW Steel has been selected in the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the Emerging Markets for 2021. JSW Steel is one of the 15 companies from India and one amongst only three steel companies from Emerging Markets that have made it to the DJSI EM Index which comprises 108 companies globally. The company has progressively improved its score across the three domains of Environment, Social and Governance. JSW Steel Joint MD & Group CFO Mr Seshagiri Rao said "The entry in the DJSI Emerging Markets Index is a testimony to our work and progress in the area of sustainability. JSW Steel has always been a front runner in incorporating ESG into its core operations and decision making, along with adopting the Best Available Technologies to improve its climate impact performance."DJSI is the gold standard for corporate sustainability and is highly regarded by global investors, fund managers, and financial analysts looking at ESG based investments. With a steel-making capacity of 27 million tonnes per annumin India & the USA, including capacities under joint control, JSW Steel has participated in the Corporate Sustainability Assessment conducted by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.JSW Steel has moved up from 81st to 93rd percentile y-o-y, with a major improvement in areas of policy influence, information and cybersecurity, codes of business conduct, supply chain management and materiality analysis. In the Environmental dimension, it has moved from 81st to 91st percentile y-o-y, with significant positive change in score across issues like operational eco-efficiency, biodiversity and climate strategy.In the social dimension, it has seen an upgrade from 77th to 90th percentile y-o-y, with improvements in score in talent attraction and retention, occupational health and safety, social impacts on communities, human capital development, labour practice indicators and corporate citizenship and philanthropy.