PulteGroup announced it has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability North American Index, a global benchmark for corporate responsibility and sustainability. The Company remains the only U.S. home builder in the Consumer Durables and Apparel industry group listed in the DJSI North American Index.
"As a company, we are committed to breaking new ground through sustainable practices, to achieving superior levels of construction quality, to building a diverse workforce and to raising the bar on the overall home buying experience," said Ryan Marshall, PulteGroup CEO said in a release . "To be included on the DJSI is an honor and a confirmation of our efforts to continuously improve not only in home building operations, but also in our economic and social business practices."
Pulte also recently released its 2016 Corporate Responsible Strategy Report , " Quality. Sustainability. Transparency ." The report provides an update on the Company's efforts to run a more sustainable business and summarizes many of the Company's underlying initiatives.
Highlights from the PulteGroup Corporate Responsible Strategy Report include:
- The first prototype of a Zero Net Energy home and other green technologies in the home.
- Notable environmental impact initiatives by region.
- Volunteerism: Approximately 75,000 hours donated to nearly 150 non-profit organizations nationwide.
- Built to Honor : 40 mortgage-free homes built for wounded veterans across the country through the Company's Built to Honor program.