Expert assessments of sustainability and good rankings in significant sustainability indexes are important to Fortum because they support the development and continuous improvement in the responsibility of our operations. Additionally, the assessments and indexes provide investors with impartial information about the level of the company's operations in the three sub-areas of sustainability: economic, environmental and social responsibility.
CDP representing altogether 822 institutional investors, ranked Fortum among the best companies in the Nordic Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) 2015. Fortum received 100/100 scores. Fortum is featured in the Nordic CDLI for the 8th consecutive year.
German oekom research AG has awarded Fortum a Prime Status (B-) rating. Prime Status means that Fortum is among the best companies in its sector and fulfils industry-specific best-in-class requirements. Oekom research AG annually assesses about 3,000 companies.
Fortum is included in the STOXX Global ESG Leaders indices which list global leaders in terms of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. The family of indices is made up of three specialized indices for the categories mentioned and one broad index which sums up the specialized indexes.
Fortum has been included in the NASDAQ OMX and GES Investment Service’s new OMX GES Sustainability Finland index. It provides investors with reliable and objective information about company performance in sustainability. GES Investment Services compares leading companies listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki and their responsibility in environmental, social and governance issues. The 40 top-ranking companies in the assessment are included in the index.
In December 2013 Fortum was included in the ECPI® Indices. These indices are used for benchmarking, thematic investments, risk management purposes and to create index-tracking investment strategies or ETF’s (Exchange-traded funds). ECPI is a leading Rating and Index company dedicated to ESG Research (Environmental, Social and Governance) since 1997.