ENEL AMONG THE THREE UTILITIES CONFIRMED IN THE DOW JONES SUSTAINABILITY INDEX WORLD AND EUROPE

Published on Monday, 15 September 2014

For the eleventh year in a row Enel is admitted to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and to the Dow Jones Europe Index. Also confirmed Endesa’s presence in the World index.
Based on the last report, ethical funds hold 15.6% of Enel shares held by institutional investors, amounting to 8% of the Company’s free float.
CEO Francesco Starace: “Enel’s confirmation in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index reinforces our commitment to the development of an increasingly innovative business model, serving our clients, in the interest of all our stakeholders and investors.”

Rome, September 15th 2014 - For the eleventh year in a row, in 2014/2015, Enel will be admitted to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and to the Dow Jones Europe Index. Specifically, the World Index includes just 319 of the 2,500 most important companies in the world, those which come top for sustainability. Endesa, the Enel Group’s Spanish subsidiary, has also been confirmed in the Dow Jones World index.

With a presence in 32 countries on 4 continents, Enel increases to 87 from 83 its total score in the final ranking of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. As a result, Enel ranks among the top three companies worldwide in the “Electric Utilities” sector. Specifically, in the financial dimension, the Enel Group has received the highest grades compared with the average of the utility sector.
Enel’s score in the financial dimension is 93 compared with a sector average of 62, the Group’s social score is 84, compared with a sector average of 55 and its environmental score is 83, compared with an average of 49 of all other companies in the Index.

Based on the last report, SRI (Socially Responsible Investor) funds hold 15.6% of Enel shares held by institutional investors, amounting to 8% of the Company’s free-float.

 “Enel’s confirmation in the DJSI underscores our commitment to integrate Sustainability in our corporate strategy and business processes.” commented Francesco Starace, Enel CEO and General Manager. “This further acknowledgement of Group’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance is encouraging us to implement an increasingly innovative energy business model, one that serves our clients and is aimed at creating shared value in the interest of all our stakeholders and investors.”

Launched in 1999, the DJSI is today one of the main global indexes tracking the performance of companies leading the way on sustainability worldwide.


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