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AES Corp. recognized for its sustainable practices

ARLINGTON, Va. October 2, 2014 - AES Corp., parent company of AES Dominicana, was selected to form part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the first time ever, and ranked in the top quartile of sustainability among all electrical services companies evaluated by RobecoSAM.RobecoSAM’s assessment on corporate sustainability serves as the basis to elaborate the DJSI and determines the companies which are best prepared to identify and respond to emerging opportunities and risks resulting from global sustainability trends. Companies are evaluated based on their economic, environmental and social performance.

"AES has a long history of improving lives by providing safe, reliable and sustainable energy solutions, as well as making a lasting difference in the communities we serve," said Andrés Gluski, President and CEO of AES. "I'm proud that AES’ efforts have been recognized by DJSI and RobecoSAM, world leaders focused on sustainable investment and monitoring of those companies that are most concerned about the sustainability."