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CSX Recognized on CDP's 2013 Supplier Climate Performance Leadership
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - January 30, 2014 - CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX)
today announced that the company achieved a position on the CDP Supplier
Climate Performance Leadership Index (SCPLI) for environmental stewardship
in 2013. CSX was recognized for its steadfast commitment to helping its
customers make informed transportation decisions that reduce carbon
emissions and meet their sustainability goals.
"At CSX, we take
seriously our responsibility to help customers understand their carbon
footprint and capitalize on the environmental benefits of freight rail to
reduce transportation-related emissions while improving efficiency," said
Michael Ward, chief executive officer of CSX. "We are honored to be included
on the CDP Supplier Climate Performance Leadership Index and continue to
look for new ways to partner with customers to implement environmentally
sustainable technologies and practices."
The CDP index, compiled by
FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS), serves as an evaluation tool for supply chain
members and participating suppliers, highlighting top companies' best
practices for reducing their carbon footprints and optimizing performance.
In its pilot year, the index is recognizing 80 companies based on analysis
from more than 2,800 responses to CDP's 2013 supply chain
In 2013, CSX was recognized on the CDP S&P 500 Carbon
Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) for its emissions reductions and fuel
use, and was the only railroad among five industrial companies to earn a
spot on the CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index. CSX was also in the
top 10 of 40 industrial companies on the 2013 Global Climate Performance
Leadership Index, which evaluates the sustainability efforts of the world's
500 largest companies.
For more information about CSX's sustainable
supply chain practices, please visit www.csxcsr.com. To access CSX's Carbon
Calculator, which helps customers make smart supply chain transportation
decisions by leveraging the efficiency of rail, please visit
CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company.
It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and
solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy,
industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For more than
185 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion
and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan
area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and small farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com.
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