For nearly a decade, Wendel’s Sustainable Development Team and ESG Committee have been implementing and developing initiatives to increase the Group’s ESG performance as well as transparency and the quality of its extra-financial information. Since 2019, Wendel’s long-standing efforts have been recognized by the external extra-financial ratings agencies that have assessed the performance of Wendel.
Summary of Wendel’s extra-financial ratings in 2020
|Inclusion in the World and Europe Dow Jones Sustainability Index with a score of 71|
|Double AA rating, ranked among industry leaders|
|Classified as “Low Risk”, and first among its peers with the same level of market capitalization|
|B rating (first participation in 2020) – marks a sustained consideration of the impacts of climate change on the Group’s activities|
|Score of 69/100, above the industry average (51/100)|