news and press Press releases asr opgenomen in de Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Press Utrecht 16 November 2020 07:55 EU/Amsterdam

a.s.r. included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

a.s.r. is among the 10% best-performing insurers worldwide in the area of sustainability. a.s.r. will be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). As announced by S&P Global on Friday 13 November.

a.s.r. achieved a score of 81 points at a maximum of 100, an improvement compared to last year when a.s.r. realised a score of 73 points. The total score is based on the three different dimensions: economic (76), social (84) and environment (97). The average for insurers worldwide was 39 points.

Jos Baeten, CEO of a.s.r.: ‘We are proud that a.s.r. is included in this leading index. Everyone at a.s.r. contributed to this result. We see this as a recognition of our commitment to creating sustainable value for all stakeholders and showing that corporate social responsibility goes well with profitable growth’. 

S&P Global, the organisation responsible for the DJSI, annually assesses over 7,300 listed companies on their economic, social and environmental performance. Last Friday, companies received their individual scores. The complete list of ratings will be published by S&P Global in 2021.

The DJSI has been in existence since 1999 and monitors companies worldwide in the area of sustainability. The Index represents the top 10% of the largest companies in each sector of the Dow Jones Global Index.  

Corporate Communication