New index concept to support the protection of biodiversity: “Solactive Vigeo Eiris Biodiversity Index”
For the Solactive Vigeo Eiris Biodiversity Index, Vigeo Eiris calculates a Protection of Biodiversity Score of listed companies based on their proprietary classification of companies’ sustainability objectives. The index, calculated and maintained by Solactive, focuses on companies that protect the diversity of biological systems and offer sustainable goods and services with a connection to biodiversity.
First update of Vigeo Eiris Emerging Market 70 Ranking
The International Network for Research into Organisations and Sustainable Development (RIODD) organizes its 12th Congress in Paris (University Paris Dauphine) in October 2017. The objective of this award is to promote the best thesis in social sciences with regards to companies' social and societal responsibility and/or sustainable development.
International conference on SRI in Latin America (IR Latam) 09/06/2015 in Santiago de Chile
Together with Governart and Diario Financiero, Vigeo is pleased to organize the IRLatam – Latin America Responsible Investment Conference - in Santiago de Chile on June 9th 2015. The event will gather companies and responsible investors from Netherlands, France, Brazil, Peru, Colombia, and Chile.
European Union: The European Parliament adopts the Directive on non-financial reporting
The non-financial reporting directive, negotiated between the European Parliament, the Council of Ministers of the EU and the Commission was adopted on April 15, 2014 by the European Parliament. The vote counted some 599 votes for and 55 against.