BAAR, Switzerland, May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) today announced it has been selected for inclusion in the Euronext Vigeo World 120 index, which is comprised of the 120 most advanced companies in the European, North American and Asia Pacific Regions. The Company also maintained its inclusion in the Euronext Vigeo US 50 index. Inclusion in these indices is effective June 1, 2016.
The Euronext Vigeo World 120 distinguishes companies achieving the most advanced Environmental, Social and Governance performances. Selected companies have achieved the highest scores in the assessment model, which rates each company on nearly 330 indicators. These companies—most of which operate internationally— are the most actively engaged in promoting compliance with universal public standards, particularly in the field of human rights, decent employment practices, environmental protection, governance, business ethics and contributions to economic development and social progress in relevant areas.
Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 100 countries and has a network of approximately 1,100 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 33,100 people. For more information, visit www.weatherford.com and connect with Weatherford on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.
Krishna Shivram, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, +1.713.836.4610
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