Rome, December 6th, 2016 – Enel S.p.A. has once again been confirmed in the prestigious FTSE4Good index, which includes companies on the basis of their performance in areas like the fight against climate change, governance, respect for human rights and anti-corruption.
Enel’s presence in the index was renewed following FTSE4Good’s December 2016 review. Created by the global index company FTSE Russell, FTSE4Good is an equity index series designed to support investment in companies based on their ESG performance.
Businesses included in the FTSE4Good Index Series meet a variety of environmental, social and governance criteria. In addition to these rankings, Enel is also included in the world’s other leading sustainability indices, including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World, the Euronext Vigeo Eiris indices, the STOXX Global ESG Leaders indices and the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index.
Enel's commitment to delivering the highest sustainability standards has attracted the increasing interest of socially responsible investment funds (SRIs): based on the latest figures as of December 31st, 2015, SRIs own 7.7% of Enel’s total outstanding shares (5.9% recorded at the end of 2014), equal to 10.3% of the company’s free-float (8.6% as of December 31st, 2014)