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News Utrecht 04 July 2019 11:00 EU/Amsterdam

VBDO: a.s.r. ranks number one for best responsible investment policy

According to the ‘VBDO Benchmark Responsible Investment by Insurance Companies in the Netherlands 2019’, a.s.r. has the best responsible investment policy. The Dutch Association for Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO) has conducted annual benchmarking studies on responsible investment by Dutch institutional investors since 2007. Last time, a.s.r. ranked second.

The VBDO has been conducting this benchmark since 2009. This study presents the developments of the 30 largest Dutch insurance companies in the Netherlands. These companies are assessed on how they govern, formulate, implement and report on their responsible investment decision making process.  

The results have shown that a.s.r. is the best performing Dutch insurer, with an overall score of 4,5 out of 5. On the consecutive categories; Governance, Policy and Accountability, a.s.r. scored a 5, and for implementation a 4. 

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