Vigeo Eiris launches its rating on the extent to which companies consider the impacts of Artificial Intelligence

The rating will focus on the commitments of companies in sectors involved in the design and/or use of Artificial Intelligence to establish clear, documented and verifiable principles, objectives and procedures to prevent the negative externalities of Artificial Intelligence and its contribution to the management of social and societal impacts. This rating will be conducted within [...]

2019-09-09T16:07:29+02:00Press Releases|

Update of the Vigeo Eiris Best Emerging Market Performers Ranking

The companies selected in this review are listed in 17 countries and belong to 22 different sectors. Their scores are the highest of their universe in the fields of human rights, decent employment practices, environmental protection, corporate governance, business ethics and contributions to social and economic development in areas where they operate. This ranking highlights [...]

2019-07-02T01:18:03+02:00Press Releases|

Casablanca Stock Exchange and Vigeo Eiris set up an ESG benchmark index and celebrate the 2018 ESG Top Performers

Casablanca September 27, 2018 Further to a joint collaboration between Casablanca Stock Exchange and the independent international research and services agency ESG Vigeo Eiris, the two parties have set up "Casablanca ESG 10", an environmental, social and governance benchmark index. The purpose behind "The establishment of "Casablanca ESG 10" is to attract a new category [...]

2019-07-02T01:18:49+02:00Press Releases|

Social Dialogue: a corporate social responsibility ‘blind spot’

The companies were evaluated on the visibility and ownership of their commitments, the diversity of topics and the level of dialogue with employee representatives, their relationships with employee representative bodies, the resources allocated to social dialogue projects, as well as management teams’ ability to improve the quality and scope of information for social partners, and [...]

Update of the Vigeo Eiris Best Emerging Market Performers Ranking

The companies selected in this review are listed in 20 countries, belong to 23 different sectors and employ 3 million people. Their scores are the highest of their universe in the fields of human rights, decent employment practices, environmental protection, corporate governance, business ethics and contributions to social and economic development in areas where they [...]

2019-07-02T01:19:24+02:00Press Releases|

Vigeo Eiris provides the Spanish Insurance company MAPFRE with its ESG score for an innovative sustainable credit

The Spanish bank BBVA, acting as “Sustainable Agent”, cooperated with MAPFRE to link the interest margin of the credit to the company’s ESG rating provided by Vigeo Eiris. This type of operation is the first one in the Insurance sector. This innovative credit transaction follows Red Electrica’s and Iberdrola’s operations, announced in December 2017 and [...]

Vigeo Eiris continues its development in Asia

Following the merger of Vigeo and EIRIS in 2015, and the opening of new offices in Chile in 2014, Canada in 2015 and Stockholm in 2017, Vigeo Eiris now targets the Asian market. Vigeo Eiris has built a strong reputation for the rigor and depth of its ESG research, thanks to its long-standing experience working [...]

2018-02-15T16:45:50+01:00Press Releases|

‘How do corporations report on the management and impact of restructuring?’

In the age of globalisation, the responsible management of restructuring and reorganisation is a key engagement for companies to undertake in order to provide decent work and employment to their workforce and surrounding communities. The current global employment crisis represents an income insecurity risk for millions of workers. During the December 2017 International Trade Union [...]

Vigeo Eiris provided the Spanish electric utilities Iberdrola with an independent opinion for the largest sustainable syndicated loans ever signed globally

These facilities will finance Iberdrola’s general needs. The Spanish bank BBVA, acting as “Sustainable Agent”, cooperated with Iberdrola to adjust the credit margin to the company’s sustainable performance based on its greenhouse gas emissions intensity. Vigeo Eiris was commissioned to provide an independent opinion based the review of two components: the consistency of the selected [...]

A new ILO study based on the Vigeo Eiris database

    Research Department Working Paper n°22 Over recent decades, the emergence of new forms of private governance has been one of the most important features in global labour governance. At the moment, our understanding of private governance is however still fragmented and little is known about the degree to which major companies worldwide support [...]

2019-07-02T01:19:58+02:00V.E News|
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