Inclusion in the FTSE4Good index complements the Enel Groups listing in the worlds other leading sustainability indices and assessment frameworks, such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the Carbon Disclosure Project.
As of December 31st, 2014 Enels share capital includes 134 Socially Responsible Investors, up from 117 in 2013, an increase of 15%. These investors hold 5.9% of total Enel shares in issue, equal to 8.6% of the free float.
Rome, July 13th, 2015 - The Enel Group has been once again confirmed in the prestigious FTSE4Good index, having been awarded an overall score of 4.3 out of 5 in its ESG (Environmental Social Governance) performance. The FTSE4Good index measures the performance of companies in areas such as the fight against climate change, governance, respect for human rights and anti-corruption. Enel Green Power, the renewable company of the Enel Group, has also been confirmed in the index.
Sustainability is a key part of Enels business strategy and has to be fully integrated into all of our commercial activities. said Enel CEO and General Manager Francesco Starace Our inclusion in the FTSE4Good index, of which we have been a constituent since 2011, confirms once again the soundness of Enels sustainability policies and represents for us an incentive to keep working to drive the integration of ESG into all parts of our business.
Created by the global index company FTSERussell, FTSE4Good is an equity index series designed to support investment in companies based on their ESG performance. Companies included in the FTSE4Good Index Series meet a variety of environmental, social and governance criteria.
With this achievement, Enels position of leadership in sustainability is re-confirmed, with inclusion in all of the worlds main sustainability indices: for the last eleven years, the Group has been a constituent in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Europe. Enel is also included in the Carbon Disclosure Project and the STOXX Global ESG leaders.
Enel's commitment to delivering the highest standards of sustainability has attracted the interest of socially responsible investment funds, which as an investment management segment continue to increase their ownership of Enel despite the difficult macroeconomic environment. Based on latest figures as of December 31st, 2014, Enels share capital includes 134 Socially Responsible Investors (117 in 2013) holding 5.9% of total Enel shares in issue (5.5% in 2013), equal to 8.6% of the free float (8% in 2013).
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