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).
Launched by Bloomberg in 2018, the Gender Equality Index (GEI), is a cross-sectional index involving all business categories and focusing on gender equality. Intesa Sanpaolo is the only Italian company appearing in the index.
The companies included in the Dow Jones Sustainability (DJSI) are selected on the basis of an annual assessment conducted by Robeco SAM with a best-in-class approach along the three dimensions: economic and governance, social and environmental.
Intesa Sanpaolo was included in the Sustainability Yearbook 2018 di Robeco SAM
It comprises 112 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, EU and UN principles and indications. Intesa Sanpaolo is included in the Standard Ethics Italian Banks index, in the Standard Ethics Italian index and in the Standard Ethics European Banks index on corporate social responsibility and corporate governance (the title is assigned an EE rating on a scalefrom EEE a F).
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.