Strong FTSE4Good Performance

Strong FTSE4Good Performance

  • March 1, 2016

Rexel’s strong commitment to corporate social responsibility is recognised by one of the leading ethical investment stock market indices.

Rexel Group’s strong performance across a variety of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) areas has secured it a place in the FTSE4Good Index Series, for the 6th year running.

Rexel first appeared in the FTSE4Good index series in 2011 and has remained listed ever since thanks to the Group’s continuous work to improve its corporate, social and environmental standards, namely; helping its customers optimize their energy consumption, improving the environmental impact of its operations, engaging with its employees on a daily basis to ensure their well-being, and focusing its community involvement on helping people to win the battle against fuel poverty.

In the latest assessment, Rexel received the highest rating possible for the criteria of climate change, labour standards and corporate governance. The Group also scored highly on health and safety.

Rexel is also listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe, Euronext Vigeo Eurozone 120 Index, Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Europe, as well as several STOXX indices (Global ESG Leaders series, EURO Sustainability and Europe Sustainability). Rexel discloses its CO2 emissions reduction strategy annually to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a UK based organisation which works with companies to publicly disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and is supported by 820 institutional investors globally. In 2015, Rexel received a score from the CDP of 94/100 on transparency (+17 points vs. 2014) and was ranked B (ranking A-E) on carbon performance.