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Motorola Named Sustainability Leader by Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Fifth Straight Year

Submitted by: Motorola Solutions

Categories: Socially Responsible Investing, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Sep 23, 2008 – 09:00 AM EST


Sep. 23 /CSRwire/ - SCHAUMBURG, IL. – September 23, 2008 – The 2008-2009 Dow Jones Sustainability World and North American Indexes (DJSI) have ranked Motorola (NYSE: MOT) as a leader for its environmental, social and economic performance, the company announced today. Motorola received the highest score among communication technology companies in several categories, including codes of conduct and compliance, privacy protection, labor practices, talent attraction and retention, corporate citizenship and philanthropy, and supplier standards.

"Motorola is proud of the progress we are making every day in sustainable practices that have helped earn Motorola recognition by Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for the fifth year in a row," said Karen Tandy, senior vice president, public affairs and communications, Motorola. "Motorola's commitment to corporate responsibility transcends our business into our culture and the communities where we live and work.

Launched in 1999, the DJSI are among the first global indexes tracking the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. As a member of DJSI World, Motorola is among the top 10 percent of the largest 2,500 companies in the Dow Jones World Index.

The annual review of the DJSI is based on a thorough analysis of corporate environmental, social and economic performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, branding, climate change mitigation, supply chain standards, and labor practices. It accounts for general as well as industry-specific sustainability criteria for 57 industries defined according to the Industry Classification Benchmark.

More information on Motorola's corporate responsibility initiatives can be found at www.motorola.com/responsibility. More information on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index can be found at www.sustainability-index.com.

About Motorola
Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications. The company develops technologies, products and services that make mobile experiences possible. Our portfolio includes communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility solutions, digital set-tops, cable modems, mobile devices and Bluetooth accessories. Motorola is committed to delivering next generation communication solutions to people, businesses and governments. A Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had sales of US $36.6 billion in 2007. For more information about our company, our people and our innovations, please visit http://www.motorola.com.

MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. (C) Motorola, Inc. 2008. All rights reserved.

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