German sporting goods firm Adidas Group has announced being rated an industry leader in sustainability issues and corporate responsibility by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI).

The company said it topped the "Clothing, Accessories & Footwear" category for the seventh time in a row.

Herbert Hainer, Adidas Group CEO and chairman, said: "This achievement is a great recognition of our efforts. We will continue to work on making social and environmental needs an integral part of our business."