Awards and recognitions
No 3 Corporate Website 2015-2016
Husqvarna Group has been awarded the third best corporate website in 2015-2016 by Webranking by comprend thereby climbing from seventh place last year. Webranking by comprend has been implemented since 1997 and has ranked more than 800 international companies and 100 of the largest listed Swedish companies. The ranking is made on the companies' English versions of the sites after input from the 460 representatives of the capital market and job applicants. For more information, please visit http://comprend.com/webranking/
Husqvarna Group has been included in the FTSE4Good Global index and in FTSE4Good Europe Index since 2006. FTSE confirms that Husqvarna Group has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Companies in the FTSE4Good Index Series have met stringent environmental, social and governance criteria, and are positioned to capitalize on the benefits of responsible business practice. For more information, please visit www.ftse.com/products/indices/FTSE4Good
STOXX Global ESG Leaders
Husqvarna Group is part of the STOXX® Global ESG Leaders indices since 2014. The STOXX Global ESG Leaders index offers a representation of the leading global companies in terms of environmental, social and governance criteria. STOXX is owned by Deutsche Börse Group and SIX Group. For more information, please visit www.stoxx.com
Husqvarna Group has been recognized as one of the 100 most sustainable companies by the 2014 Global 100 list, presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The Global 100, launched in 2005, is an annual list by Canadian Corporate Knights Inc. It is an extensive data-driven corporate sustainability assessment, and inclusion is limited to a select group of the top 100 large-cap companies in the world. The Global 100 list is based on 12 key indicators, including energy, carbon, water and waste productivity, innovation capacity, safety performance and leadership diversity. Read more on: www.global100.org.
Red Dot Award
In 2015, Husqvarna’s technical helmet received the prestigious Red Dot Design Award in the category “Best of the Best”. Read more in the press realease "Red Dot Design Award for Husqvarna's technical helmet". Husqvarna Group also received six prestigious "red dot" design awards in 2013 for the high design quality of its Husqvarna and Gardena products. Three out of the six awards were in the "best of the best" distinction. In 2012, nine Husqvarna Group products were awarded the international "red dot design award 2012". Eight for high design quality, with the Husqvarna Battery Rider receiving the top award "red dot: best of the best".
Grand Design Award
The Husqvarna collection of protective equipment for forest clothing, Technical Extreme, won the 2015 Grand Design Award (Stora Designpriset). Read more in the article "Husqvarna Group awarded The Grand Award of Design".
The Swedish environmental magazine MiljöRapporten, together with an external jury, ranked the Husqvarna Group 2011 Sustainability Report 5th among sustainability reports among 54 companies on the OMX Stockholm Large Cap list. Evaluation criteria were: overall impression; accessibility; long-term approach; the business advantage of sustainability; and credibility.