Intesa Sanpaolo is listed in several sustainability indices, that is indices which select companies not only for their economic performance, but also for companies’ behaviours based on social and environmental responsibility and their performance. The analysis conducted for the admission in these indices, therefore, concerns environmental, social, governance and business ethics issues (ESG analisys, Environment, Social, Governance).
Companies included in the Dow Jones Sustainability indices are selected on the basis of an annual evaluation conducted by Robeco SAM with a best-in-class criterion along with three dimensions: economic and governance, social and environmental.
Intesa Sanpaolo score - September 2016
For its sustainability performances, Intesa Sanpaolo was included in the Robeco SAM Sustainability Yearbook 2017 and received the Bronze Class Sustainability Award 2017.
It comprises 193 listed companies selected for their advanced approach towards the mitigation of climate changes. The analysis is based on data and information provided by the companies, which are assessed across 4 consecutive levels (disclosure, awareness, management, leadership), which represent the steps a company moves through as it progresses towards environmental stewardship. Scores from D to A are assigned.
They are based on the OECD, the European Union and the United Nations principles. Intesa Sanpaolo is included in the Standard Ethics Italian Banks index (that values only the corporate governance) and in the Standard Ethics Italian index on sustainability and corporate governance (Intesa Sanpaolo was assigned a score EE over a range from EEE to E-).
The index includes the leading global companies in terms of environmental, social and governance criteria, based on ESG indicators provided by Sustainalytics. The index is made of the following three ESG sub-indices: the STOXX Global ESG Environmental Leaders, the STOXX Global ESG Social Leaders and the STOXX Global ESG Governance Leaders. Intesa Sanpaolo was assigned a score A, against a sector average of C.