“ESG responsibility is now a core question that portfolio managers are asking,” CEO Alan Jope told the World Economic Forum in a recent video interview.
“Finally, the penny is dropping that there is not a trade-off between doing the right thing and doing the profitable thing,” he added. “Doing the right thing is a pathway to a more profitable and more sustainable business.”
Being recognised as industry leader by the most respected independent sustainability benchmark reflects the sustainability efforts across the entire company and shows that responsible business practices are a win–win, delivering for our investors, consumers, for society and the planet.
As well as demonstrating to our stakeholders our commitment to long-term sustainable business and growth, being named industry leader means we also continue to be included in DJSI World, a global investment index which tracks leading sustainability-driven companies.