Stanley B&D, Praxair stay on Dow's sustainability index

New Britain hand- and power-tool maker Stanley Black & Decker is on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for a second year. Danbury industrial gas maker Praxair Inc. made it for a 10th year.

Stanley President and CEO John Lundgren credits the company's Stanley Fulfillment System with focusing its approach to its economic, environmental and social responsibilities.