Sustainability ratings

Sustainability ratings are becoming increasingly important, for the investment community as well as for customers in their decisions related to energy suppliers.

Sustainalytics ranking - overall outperformer

According to Sustainanalyctis, a global provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and ratings, Vattenfall is rated as an overall outperformer (July 2017). The high score is an acknowledgement of Vattenfall's generally strong policies and programmes to manage our key ESG issues. Vattenfall was rated as a leader for social and governance practice and as an outperformer for environment performance. Vattenfall was assessed against 199 other energy companies. The rating is an important one, as many investors incorporate Sustainalytics' analysis into their investment decision-making process.

  • Overall environmental, social and governance (ESG) score: 78 = outperformer
  • Environment performance: 74 = outperformer
  • Social practice: 83 = leader
  • Governance practice: 82 = leader

Rating categories:

  1. Leader
  2. Outperformer
  3. Average Performer
  4. Underperformer
  5. Laggard

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EcoVadis - a gold rating

For 2017, Vattenfall received a gold rating from EcoVadis. EcoVadis operates the first online platform providing Supplier Sustainability Ratings for global supply chains that enables companies to monitor the CSR performance of their suppliers worldwide. EcoVadis analyses CSR policy, implementation and performance with respect to environmental and social aspects, in the area of ethics and supply chain responsibility. The Gold rating means that Vattenfall is in the top 3% of suppliers assessed by EcoVadis in all categories (40,000 suppliers) and top 12% of suppliers assessed by EcoVadis in the category Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning.  

Vattenfall is a member of the EcoVadis platform, through which (potential) suppliers have access to the ESG profile of Vattenfall as evaluated by EcoVadis.

More information about our ESG profile

Vattenfall AB (GROUP) has been granted a Gold Recognition Level based on their EcoVadis CSR rating January 2017

Last updated: 2017-11-08 15:54