Social responsibility |10.30.2014
Legrand confirmed in the FTSE4Good and MSCI Global Sustainability indexes
During the evaluation of September 2014, Legrand has once again been ranked in the FTSE4Good* index, after its first inclusion in 2007. FTSE Group confirms that Legrand has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series.This provides recognition of the importance which the Legrand Group attaches to growing its business in compliance with non-financial criteria of corporate social and environmental responsibility, thereby placing people and the environment at the centre of its strategy.
Legrand has been ranked in the MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes. The rating agency confirms that Legrand has implemented strong environmental management systems, and streamlines its eco-design guidelines through its product portfolio. This enables Legrand to create new opportunities in the field of clean technology. Legrand demonstrates strong management of labor relations,and continues to improve its key health and safety metrics.
Legrand is also part of 7 other Sustainability indexes: DJSI World, EUOEXT VIGEO EUOZOE 120, Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe and Excellence Euro, ECPI Ethical EMU Equity, STOXX Global ESG Leaders and EUO STOXX ESG Leaders 50. Legrand is also integrated to OEKOM research notation and into ETHIBEL PIOEE and ETHIBEL EXCELLECE registers.
* Created by the global index company FTSE Group, 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.
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