CaixaBank scores higher on the world’s leading indicator for company sustainability performance – Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)

  • The bank consolidates its position among the 23 best banks in the world and the top ten in Europe for corporate responsibility.
  • CaixaBank’s best scores came in financial stability, prevention of money laundering, risk management and service to customers.

23-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — CaixaBank has improved its score on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), the world’s leading indicator for company sustainability performance. The bank, presided over by Chairman Isidro Fainé and CEO Juan María Nin, recorded an overall score of 82 points, improving on last year’s results.

Thus CaixaBank has consolidated its position on the global sustainability index and reinforced its spot among the world’s leading banks in terms of corporate responsibility. The 2013 DJSI selected 333 companies from all over the world, only 23 of which are financial institutions. In Europe the DJSI placed CaixaBank among the 10 most responsible banks.

DJSI analysts gave CaixaBank particularly strong scores in financial stability, measures to prevent money laundering, risk management, service to customers, environmental policy and labour practices.

About the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
The DJSI is a global index that assesses corporate responsibility practices at companies and selects those with outstanding sustainable growth strategies founded on good economic, social and environmental performance.

Established in 1999, the DJSI is one of the key benchmarks for investors who value sustainability issues when creating and managing investment portfolios. This year more than 1,800 companies aspired to join the ranking.

The results of the 2013 DJSI are available on the official website (http://www.sustainability-indices.com).

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