One month after the recognition by CSR Stoxx ESG leaders index [see the October 3 press release-LINK], Essilor has been distinguished again for its environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices by the FTSE4Good index series and by the top 30 Best-In-Universe ESG Rating issued by Société Générale. Essilor is one of the 7 French companies highlighted in this rating, where it is ranked 13th on 500.
These recognitions highlight Essilor’s Corporate Social Responsibility and governance approach. They confirm the excellence of the Group’s long-term commitment to place economic, human, environmental and good governance at the heart of its business strategy. They underline the alignment of the Group’s mission of improving lives by improving sight, its strategy and its ambition for the worldwide population.
Created in 2001, is an equity index series designed to facilitate investment in companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards. Essilor is a member of the FTSE4Good index series since 2003.
About the Société Générale Best-In-Universe ESG Rating
The Société Générale Best-In-Universe Rating analyses socially responsible investments since 2011. Updated twice a year, it compares 500 international companies selected upon ESG criteria.