Poste Italiane obtains the "S&P Global Sustainability Award" as Silver Class for its excellent sustainability performance and confirms its presence in the 2021 edition of the Sustainability Yearbook. Poste Italiane is the only Italian company in the financial and insurance sector to have been awarded the Silver Class by S&P Global, international reference agency for sustainability performance assessment.
“Being a leader in sustainability at national and international level is a source of pride because it certifies the success of the path of increasing integration of sustainability in our business model.” – commented Company’s CEO Matteo Del Fante – One of the most authoritative evaluation agencies on the subject has recognized what has been done by our Company, which confirms itself as a protagonist in the strategy of sustainable development, contributing to the creation of shared value for the country and for the stakeholders”.
“Giving substance to the concept of sustainability with a clear and shared strategy is of fundamental importance in the current global health emergency. – declared Giuseppe Lasco, Deputy General
Manager of Poste Italiane - The Silver Class obtained further reinforces the Group's desire to continue along the path of sustainability through the correct management of risks and opportunities linked to environmental, social and governance issues.”
The entry in the "S&P Global Sustainability Award" confirms the virtuous path of Poste Italiane present in the most important international indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
(Europe and World), the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index, the FTSE4Good and Euronext VigeoEiris, and represents a further improvement compared to 2020, when the Company was awarded as "Industry Mover”.
The Sustainability Yearbook includes international companies that manage their sustainability performance most effectively on the basis of the score obtained from the Corporate Sustainability
Assessment, the assessment model developed by S&P Global on the basis of ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) measurement criteria.
A comment on the results achieved by Poste Italiane came from Manjit Jus, Global Head of ESG Research, S&P Global: “We congratulate Poste Italiane on its Silver Award in The Sustainability Yearbook 2021, which showcases the best performing companies among industry peers and in terms of financially material ESG metrics. With over 7,000 companies assessed, an inclusion in the yearbook is a true statement of corporate sustainability excellence.”
Source: Poste Italiane