|AIG ADDED AS COMPONENT OF DOW JONES SUSTAINABILITY INDEX FOR NORTH AMERICA|
NEW YORK--Sept. 24, 2007--American International Group, Inc. (AIG) was today included as an insurance sector component in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America (DJSI North America). The index captures, in terms of sustainability, the leading 20 percent of the 600 largest North American companies of the Dow Jones Global Index.
Index components are selected according to a systematic assessment that identifies the leading sustainability-driven companies in each industry group. Corporations are evaluated on a variety of sustainability criteria including climate change strategies, energy consumption, human resources development, knowledge management, stakeholder relations, and corporate governance.
AIG President and Chief Executive Officer Martin J. Sullivan commented, "We are proud to be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America. Sustainable corporations are responsible corporate citizens, and AIG strives to be a leader in all areas of corporate social responsibility."
Additional information about AIG's corporate social responsibility initiatives and a copy of its Corporate Social Responsibility Report can be found on the AIG corporate website, www.aigcorporate.com
Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes are the first global indexes tracking the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. Based on the cooperation of Dow Jones Indexes, STOXX Limited and SAM they provide asset managers with reliable and objective benchmarks to manage sustainability portfolios. More about the DJSI can be found at www.sustainability-index.com.
American International Group, Inc. (AIG), world leaders in insurance and financial services, is the leading international insurance organization with operations in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions. AIG companies serve commercial, institutional and individual customers through the most extensive worldwide property-casualty and life insurance networks of any insurer. In addition, AIG companies are leading providers of retirement services, financial services and asset management around the world. AIG's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, as well as the stock exchanges in Paris, Switzerland and Tokyo.