The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) announced that starting from August 2020, some signatories that fail meeting the minimum requirements will be delisted
This minimum standard is fully in line with the PRI's stated objective, which is "over the next ten years, to bring responsible investors together to work towards sustainable markets that contribute to a more prosperous world for all".
Strategic partnership between Vigeo Eiris and the newspaper Investir: publication of the scores of CAC40 and SRD issuers
Since March, Vigeo Eiris and Investir, the leading French weekly financial and stock market information newspaper published by the Les Echos - Le Parisien Group, have entered into a strategic partnership aimed at establishing an exchange of information on the ESG performance of CAC40 and SRD issuers
Corporate Social Responsibility: The COVID-19 Stress Test
The effects of COVID-19 have provided an unprecedented stress test of corporate social responsibility. In every crisis there are risks and opportunities and this is what we see in our research thus far. Week by week, a rising number of companies has faced exposure to stakeholder criticism over their social practices and simultaneously, companies across all sectors have taken the opportunity to further embed themselves into the social fabric of the communities where they operate.
From Bad to Worse: How COVID-19 has exacerbated Social Risk in the Gig Economy
As the world grapples with the social and economic impacts of COVID-19, much of the attention in terms of social risk is focused on the medical staff who are on the front line fighting to save lives under challenging circumstances.
Vigeo Eiris publishes its UN Global Compact ‘Communication on Progress’ for 2017-18
Vigeo Eiris joined the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) in 2005, and has applied and promoted its principles and objectives ever since. Our commitment to the UNGC is natural, given that our Purpose and mission is the assessment and development of sustainability.
Vigeo Eiris releases 12 professional commitments towards the issuers it rates
Vigeo Eiris has released 12 professional commitments towards the issuers it rates, as part of its ongoing dialogue with rated issuers regarding its responsibilities, quality of service and processes for continuous improvement.
ILO publishes new paper on integrating international social standards into corporate strategies, based on Vigeo Eiris data
Published by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in December 2018, ‘Corporate Social Responsibility: Exploring determinants and complementarities’ examines differences in corporate approaches to social responsibility, highlighting the key role that integrating social factors can have in improving company performance