Milan, 11 September 2019 – Italgas has been confirmed for the third year in a row in the FTSE4Good Index Series, an index that brings together at a global level the best companies able to stand out for their attention to sustainable economic development.
The review, focused on ESG (Environment, Society and Governance) criteria, determined an evaluation of Italgas' sustainable performance of 3.7 out of a maximum of 5 points.
A score that recognises the value of the company's best practices and rewards the company's commitment by placing it above the average for the gas distribution sector (2.5), the utilities sector (2.8) and, more generally, the national average (3.6).
With respect to the three pillars of sustainability, stand out the maximum evaluations obtained with respect to the items "Anticorruption", "Corporate Governance", "Labour Standards" and "Human Rights & Community.
The inclusion proves Italgas’ continuous commitment to a sustainable development based on company leadership in interaction with the social context, aimed at creating opportunities based on the principle of shared value.
Created by the global index company FTSE Russel, FTSE4Good is an equity index series that is designed to facilitate investment in companies that meet globally recognised corporate responsibility standards. Companies in the FTSE4Good Index Series have met stringent environmental, social and governance criteria, and are positioned to capitalise on the benefits of responsible business practice.