September 05, 2018
Kansas City, Mo., September 5, 2018. Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) has released its 2017 sustainability report, “For the Long Haul: Delivering Prosperity, Valuing People, Protecting the Planet”. The report is available in the Corporate Responsibility section of www.kcsouthern.com.
“We believe that responsible business practices are essential to supporting the KCS vision, values and culture, as well as building and maintaining accountability, trust and strong relationships with our stakeholders,” said KCS president and CEO Patrick J. Ottensmeyer. “To that end, we are pleased to share our 2017 sustainability report, which was created to clearly communicate why our sustainability priorities are important to our business, and how they help us fulfill our vision to consistently be the fastest-growing, best-performing, most customer-focused transportation provider in North America.”
The 2017 report highlights include:
KCS’ 2017 sustainability report follows the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) latest standards for disclosing governance, economic, social and environmental topics. These standards provide for the disclosure of measurable data and specific information related to sustainability. For the 2017 report, we increased our reporting of stakeholder priority material topics.
Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., KCS is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico and Panama. Its primary U.S. holding is The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, serving the central and south central U.S. Its international holdings include Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., serving northeastern and central Mexico and the port cities of Lázaro Cárdenas, Tampico and Veracruz, and a 50 percent interest in Panama Canal Railway Company, providing ocean-to-ocean freight and passenger service along the Panama Canal. KCS' North American rail holdings and strategic alliances are primary components of a railway network linking the commercial and industrial centers of the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
Contact: C. Doniele Carlson, 816-983-1372