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December 01, 2015 17:07 ET

Miller/Howard Investments Portfolio Companies Make CDP's Climate A List in 2015

WOODSTOCK, NY--(Marketwired - Dec 1, 2015) - Miller/Howard Investments Inc., an independent investment management firm, is proud to announce that some of its best-in-class portfolio companies have earned special recognition and ranking in a report recently published by CDP. CDP, an international non-profit organization, advocates for disclosure and improved environmental performance of companies on behalf of 822 investors representing US$95 trillion. (The CDP Climate Change Report 2015: The mainstreaming of low-carbon on Wall Street, US edition, is available on its website.)

Several of Miller/Howard's portfolio holdings are among the report's highest scoring names, and have consistently been recognized for outstanding disclosure and environmental performance. On the A List are: Apple Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., Host Hotels and Resorts Inc., Microsoft Corp., and Principal Financial Group Inc.

These companies, as well as JPMorgan Chase & Co., Ace Ltd., PNC Financial Services Group, Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co. Inc., Eaton Corp., Accenture, Dow Chemical Co., AT&T Inc., and Sempra Energy, are also featured on the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index.

We recognize these companies for their commendable efforts and leadership, and congratulate them on their remarkable practices and disclosure.

Miller/Howard emphasizes high-quality companies that are financially strong, with rising dividends and the highest added value. As part of its shareholder advocacy program, the firm collaborates with many stakeholders, including companies and CDP, to request disclosure and improved corporate performance on environmental, social, and governance issues. 

The Climate A List recognizes companies for their best-in-class performance on key environmental metrics. The Climate Disclosure Leadership Index recognizes companies for their actions taken to disclose on material and key environmental metrics, while ranking within the top 10% of the total regional sample population. 

Miller/Howard emphasizes high-quality stocks that are financially strong with rising dividends, and have the highest added value. As part of its shareholder advocacy program, Miller/Howard works with many stakeholders, including companies and CDP, to request disclosure and improved corporate performance on environmental, social, and governance issues. 

About Miller/Howard Investments Inc.
Miller/Howard Investments is an independent, research-driven investment boutique with more than two decades of experience managing portfolios for major institutions, mutual funds, and individuals in dividend-focused strategies. The firm is 100% employee owned. Miller/Howard has focused on income-producing equities since 1991. Its mission is to give our individual and institutional clients a realistic way to achieve their short- and long-term financial goals. The firm provides investment vehicles that generate sustainable income and opportunity for appreciation, derived from stocks that have solid current dividend yield and strong dividend growth. Through rigorous research the firm seeks out high-quality companies that are contributing to the economy in meaningful ways, and that have demonstrated a strong commitment to good governance, the environment, and social responsibility.

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