OREANDA-NEWS. Banco Bradesco has been selected for inclusion in the Corporate Sustainability Index (ISE) of the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange (BM&FBovespa). This is the ninth consecutive year that the organization's common shares (BBDC3) and preferred shares (BBDC4) have been so listed.

The aim of the index is to create an investment environment that is compatible with the sustainable development requirements of contemporary society and encourage ethical responsibility on the part of corporations, Selection for inclusion in the portfolio, which will remain in effect from January 6, 2014 until January 2, 2015, is via a questionnaire filled out by those companies with the 200 most liquid shares on the Stock Exchange. The new portfolio will have 51 shares from 40 companies.

Fully committed to the country's social and economic development and aligned with best global sustainability and corporate governance practices, in 2013 Bradesco was selected for inclusion for yet another year in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, which considers the financial, social and environmental performance of companies around the world.