Corporate Social Responsibility

Extra-financial rating

As a company listed on the CAC 40, Veolia is rated for its extra-financial performance based on its published information and statements.

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Veolia has been selected in the following indexes, FTSE4Good stock ESI Europe, Euronext Vigeo Europe 120, STOXX Global ESG Leaders, STOXX Global ESG Environmental Leaders. Veolia received the "prime" status of excellence from the Oekom research agency and is present in the RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook 2016 with "bronze class" rating, which rewards the very good performance of the Group, meaning it is among the top 15 best companies in its sector.

This performance is also welcomed by the business press: the Enjeux-Les Echos magazine ranked Veolia 10th among the most CSR-committed CAC40 companies in 2015.

In 2015, the Group scored 99/100 in terms of transparency and a level B in terms of performance in relation to the evaluation of the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). Since the average for the Utilities sector companies is at 87C, these results reflect the longstanding inclusion of climate change issues in the Group's priorities. The aim of the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is to inform investment decisions taking into account the consequences of climate change for companies.

As a supplier, in 2016 Veolia received the Gold award for its position in the top 5% of companies evaluated by Ecovadis, CSR evaluation provider for the supply chain.

CSR Performance Digest 2014
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This document sets out the key data on Veolia’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance.

EVALUATION CRITERIA

These evaluations are valuable information, as it provides an independent evaluation of the company’s performance and regular monitoring of key sustainable development criteria.
The Group is evaluated on a range of criteria, including governance, human resources management, environmental performance, ethics, human rights, customer and supplier relations, and dialogue with civil society. 
The extra-financial rating allows the Group to stay tuned to the experts and thereby continuously improve its sustainable development process.
 
Being selected by the extra-financial stock market indexes and being recognized by its customers is an acknowledgement of the company's long-term commitment to CSR and the quality of its performance. 

 

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