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Poste Italiane is global "Sector Leader" according to the Dow Jones Sustainability IndicesThe Group led by CEO Matteo Del Fante is at the top in the insurance sector of S&P Global's CSA 2023 and was confirmed for the fifth consecutive year in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World and Europe.

Rome, 9 Dec 2023 12:36

Poste Italiane is a global "Sector leader" for sustainability in insurance. The recognition comes from rating agency S&P Global's analysis of the results of the Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). Poste Italiane also consolidates its leadership in sustainability by confirming its fifth consecutive presence in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World and the more selective Dow Jones Sustainability Index Europe. Standard&Poor’s Global compares the results of the sustainability policies of companies in 61 sectors. The Dow Jones Sustainability World Index tracks the performance of the top 10% of the 2,500 largest listed companies within the S&P Global Broad Market Index, while the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index tracks the performance of the top 20% of the 600 largest organizations on the European continent.
The companies are selected for entry in the indices based on the results obtained from the evaluations of the CSA of S&P Global, international benchmark in sustainability.

“The recognition as Insurance Sector Leader received from S&P Global - commented CEO Matteo Del Fante - and the confirmation of Poste Italiane in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes World and Europe for the fifth consecutive year are a sign of the quality and effectiveness of our ESG policies. The ratings obtained contribute to enhancing the international reputation of the Poste Italiane Group in the wake of the path that in recent years has enabled us to create shared value to an ever-increasing extent for the country and its stakeholders”.

“Today's prestigious result provides us with further international prestige - commented the Co-General Manager of Poste Italiane Giuseppe Lasco - It rewards the validity of our model of sustainable development and integration at every corporate level of risk management and ESG opportunities in business strategy. I want to highlight in particular the great satisfaction for the importance given by S&P Global to the actions carried out by the Group for the protection of human rights, the development of women and men of Poste Italiane, the attraction of talents and the financial inclusion of disadvantaged groups”.

The entry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World and Europe indices and the positioning in first place in the world ranking of the insurance sector of S&P Global are among the many awards received by the Poste Italiane Group for its practices of sustainability. Added to this achievement are the platinum medal received from EcoVadis, the maintenance of the "AA" rating in the MSCI rating and the improved score obtained from Moody's, as well as the inclusion of Poste Italiane within the most prestigious international sustainability indices, such as Euronext Vigeo-Eiris Indices, Integrated Governance Index, Euronext Equileap Gender Equality Eurozone 100, FTSE4Good, Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index and Stoxx Global ESG Leaders. The positive ratings obtained from agencies such as CDP and Sustainalytics further confirmed the Company's commitment to sustainability. In addition, the Group maintained its leadership among sustainability leaders in the MIB® ESG Index launched in 2021 by Euronext and Borsa Italiana, demonstrating its ongoing commitment to responsible and sustainable management.

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