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ESG awards & ratings

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is constantly recognized for its sustainability and performance. Our ESG performance is regularly assessed by analysts, researchers, investors and third-party certification bodies that rank us as one of the most sustainable companies in the industry.

 

For more information about Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield’s ESG scores, you can contact:

 
 
 
 
FTSE4Good (member since 2005)
 
The FTSE4Good Index Series is a set of market capitalization-weighted indexes to measure the performance of companies that meet globally recognized corporate social responsibility standards. The June 2018 Index Review confirmed Unibail-Rodamco as a member of the Series.
 
More information on FTSE4Good here.
 
 
 
Ethibel Sustainability Index (Excellence since 2011, Pioneer since 2013)
 
The Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) contains companies that display the best performance in terms of corporate social responsibility. In March 2018, Unibail-Rodamco was confirmed as a constituent of both the ESI Excellence Europe and the ESI Excellence Global. In May 2018, Unibail-Rodamco was also reconfirmed for inclusion in the Ethibel PIONEER and Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register.
 
More information on ESI here.
 
 
STOXX® Global ESG Leaders index (since 2011)
 
The STOXX Global ESG Leaders index offers a representation of the leading global companies in terms of environmental, social and governance criteria. Unibail-Rodamco is included in all STOXX ESG Leaders indexes as well as three specific sub-indexes: STOXX ESG Social Leaders, Governance Leaders and Leaders. In 2017, Unibail-Rodamco was confirmed as a member of the STOXX® Global ESG Leaders indices for the sixth consecutive year.
 
More information on STOXX GLOBAL ESG Leaders index here.
 

 

ECPI Indices (since 2007)

 

ECPI is a leading rating and index company dedicated to ESG Research (Environmental, Social and Governance). In 2017, Unibail-Rodamco was confirmed for inclusion in the following ECPI® indices: ECPI Ethical EMU Equity, ECPI Global Eco Real Estate and Building Equity, ECPI Global Eco Real Estate & Building Liquid, ECPI World ESG Equity, ECPI Euro ESG Equity, ECPI Global Ethical Equity, ECPI EMU Ethical Equity, ECPI Euro Ethical Equity, and ECPI European Top 10 ECO Real Estate Equity.

 

More information on ECPI here.

 

 

Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB)

 

GRESB is the global environmental, social and governance (ESG) benchmark for real assets.
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield was ranked Sector Leader by GRESB in the Retail/Global/Listed category* among all listed retail companies worldwide. We were also ranked number one among all European listed companies, and all European retail companies, with a score of 93/100!

 

*The Westfield acquisition was finalised after GRESB’s assessment. Only Unibail-Rodamco’s performance was taken into account.

 

More information on GRESB here

 

 

ISS-Oekom

 

 ISS-Oekom is one of the world’s leading rating agencies. In June 2018, for its first ESG rating by ISS-Oekom as Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, the Group was rated B- , the highest rating level achieved among the real estate companies assessed in the world. Furthermore, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield received again the Prime status, awarded to only 8% of the real estate companies as of June 2018.

 

More information on ISS-Oekom here.

 

 

Sustainalytics

 

 Sustainalytics is a global leader in sustainability research and analysis, serving investors and financial institutions around the world. In June 2018, the Group reached first place in the whole real estate industry ranking (out of 316).

 

More information on Sustainalytics here.

 

 

Vigeo

 

 Viego is a European expert in the assessment of companies and organizations with regard to their practices and performance on environmental, social and governance issues. Unibail-Rodamco ranked first among the Financial Services - Real Estate Sector of Vigeo Eiris 2017 ESG rating. In June 2018, the Group was also confirmed in the Euronext Vigeo indexes: World 120, Eurozone 120, Europe 120 and France 20.

 

More information on Vigeo here

 
Voluntary charters and frameworks
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield supports a number of voluntary charters and frameworks, including:

• The United Nations Global Compact
The Group has been a signatory since 2004 and is committed to respecting and implementing the principles of the Global Compact in all of its activities.

• The Afep-Medef Corporate Governance Code
The Group adheres to all of the best practice recommendations of this French charter.