Stakeholders are increasingly interested in environmental and social compatibility issues and are therefore including sustainability criteria in their investment decisions in addition to key financial figures. Analyses and evaluations by specialized rating agencies and index providers which rate companies according to environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria provide guidance.
Ratings/Index: FTSE4Good Index Series
Short description: Companies that fulfil internationally recognized corporate responsibility standards.
Helvetia: Helvetia is represented in the FTSE4GOOD Europe Index and the FTSE4GOOD Developed Index.
Ratings/Index: MSCI ESG Ratings
Short description: MSCI ESG ratings assess the performance of a company in terms of the three pillars environment, social and governance (ESG) with a focus on the main sector-specific ESG topics.
Helvetia: BBB (Skala: AAA bis CCC)
Short description: CDP is an international non-profit organization that works with institutional investors with assets of USD 106 billion whose aim is to make the climate-related opportunities, risks, governance issues, and corporate climate reduction goals and projects of companies transparent for investors.
Helvetia: A- (Skala: D- bis A)