FTSE4Good is a benchmark index for investors around the world that are interested in identifying companies that seek to apply social, economic and environmental responsibility criteria in managing their business.
Abengoa (MCE: ABG), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, has been recognized by the FTSE4Good index with a global score of 4 out of 5 in absolute terms, and 100 out of 100 compared to its sector. This score awarded by FTSE is calculated by analyzing public information about companies and using a wide range of sustainability factors and indicators.
FTSE4Good is a benchmark index for investors around the world that are interested in identifying companies that seek to apply social, economic and environmental responsibility criteria in managing their business. This tool reflects the real time performance of the socially responsible values of the analyzed companies, which are categorized into five markets: United Kingdom, Europe, Japan, USA and global. The data are assessed by a committee of independent experts who specialize in socially responsible investments and corporate social responsibility.
Abengoa’s active participation in initiatives related to combatting climate change, and its presence in social responsibility indices, shows that the policies implemented by the company comply with the requirements established by international organizations, based on criteria of management excellence, aligning the company with the needs and interests of the people and stakeholders that are committed to sustainable development.
To achieve these objectives, the company has implemented various mechanisms over the years that aim to ensure that all of its projects comply with the strictest sustainability criteria through continuous improvement and innovation. The support received from institutions such as FTSE is the best test of the effectiveness of a responsible and sustainable management strategy.
Abengoa’s inclusion in this index consolidates its position as one of the global leaders in the development of policies for environmental management, climate change, human rights, the management of labor social responsibility, good governance and the fight against corruption.