Less than 10% of the companies assessed by DJSI are admitted to the World Index
Enels score in DJSI Worlds economic dimension is industry best among electric utilities at 92, compared with a sector average of 57
The Groups share capital includes 134 Socially Responsible Investors (SRI) holding 8.6% of its free float
Rome, September 10th 2015 - For the twelfth year in a row, in 2015/2016, Enel has been admitted to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). The index includes less than 10% of those companies which were invited by RobecoSAM to be assessed for inclusion in DJSI World. In total, 317 global corporations are listed in the DJSI World for 2015/2016. Enel is one of 10 Italian-headquartered companies to be listed in the DJSI World while its Spanish subsidiary Endesa has also been included.
We are very pleased to be confirmed once again in this leading sustainability index commented Francesco Starace, Enel CEO and General Manager. This recognition of our environmental, social and governance performance reflects the joint effort of all of our business lines and our increasing commitment towards sustainability over the long-term as the core of our business model.
With a presence in over 30 countries across 4 continents, Enel obtained a total score of 86 across the economic, environmental and social dimensions used to assess the companies. Specifically, in the economic dimension, the Enel Group was ranked top of the electric utilities sector with a score of 92 compared with a sector average of 57. The Groups social score increased to 88 from 84, compared with a sector average of 58 and its environmental score was 79, compared with an average of 44 across the electric utilities sector.
Based on the latest figures as of December 31st, 2014, Enels share capital includes 134 Socially Responsible Investors (SRI) holding 5.9% of total Enel shares in issue, equal to 8.6% of the free float.
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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