Enel Among the 120 Most Sustainable Companies in the World

Published on Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Enel Group consolidates its presence in international indexes that recognise its efforts to implement sustainable development in the second half of 2015.

Rome, 1 December 2015 – Enel has been admitted to the Euronext Vigeo World 120 Index, which names the 120 most sustainable companies with the largest free-float market capitalisation in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region. Its subsidiaries, Endesa and Enel Green Power, are listed since 2014.

Such subsidiaries have been also included in the Euronext Vigeo Eurozone 120 and Europe 120 regional indexes for over three years, among the 120 most sustainable companies with the highest free-float capital in the Eurozone and Europe, respectively.

The Euronext Vigeo indices acknowledge the efforts of leading companies that place sustainable development at the core of their business agenda. Vigeo draws up the indices’ composition by analysing nearly 330 indicators for each company based on 38 criteria such as:

  • Respect for the environment
  • Human rights engagement and recognition of companies’ human capital
  • Relations with stakeholders, corporate governance and business ethics
  • Integrity in influencing policy and efforts to fight corruption
  • Prevention of social and environmental dumping in the supply and subcontracting chain 

Further Recognition

In addition to these three rankings, the Enel Group also participates in the world's leading sustainability indices, including Dow Jones Sustainability Index World or the Carbon Performance Leadership Index.

According to the latest report, socially responsible investment funds hold 5.9% of Enel's shares owned by institutional investors, which represent 8.6% of the company's free float.

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