This listing on the index recognizes the Group's commitment to making sustainable development a powerful ongoing element in its business activities.
Sanofi-aventis thus ranks among the 8 pharmaceutical leaders in terms of sustainability according the DJSI World.
The 2006 sanofi-aventis Sustainable Development report is available on the Group's sustainability website: http://sustainabledevelopment.sanofi-aventis.com
Sanofi-aventis is one of the world leaders in the pharmaceutical industry, ranking number one in Europe. Backed by a world-class R&D organisation, sanofi-aventis is developing leading positions in seven major therapeutic areas: cardiovascular, thrombosis, oncology, metabolic diseases, central nervous system, internal medicine and vaccines. Sanofi-aventis is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: SAN) and in New York (NYSE: SNY). For more information, visitwww.sanofi-aventis.com.