This year a.s.r. has once again been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, the index that monitors sustainability of companies worldwide. This was announced last Friday by S&P Global, the company that publishes the index. a.s.r. is now among the 10% most sustainable insurers worldwide.
a.s.r. achieved a score of 86 points out of a maximum of 100. Last year, a.s.r. received a total of 82 points. This is an increase of 4 points. The score on the 3 different parameters is: economic (83), social (87) and environmental (94). Based on the results achieved, a.s.r. was also included in the European index for the first time this year. This also places a.s.r. at the top of the European market in terms of sustainability.
Jos Baeten is once again proud of a.s.r.’s achievements: ‘We are delighted that a.s.r. is once again included in this leading index and that we have succeeded in being included in the European index for the first time. We remain committed to continuously improve our sustainability performance and create even more sustainable value for all stakeholders.’
Every year, S&P Global assesses listed companies on their economic, social and environmental performance. The top 10% of the best performing companies in each sector are included in the index. As sustainability becomes more and more important for investors, they consult this index, among others, to choose in which companies to invest.