Santiago, June 12th, 2019 – Enel Chile has been confirmed in the FTSE4Good Index Series, in the Emerging Markets Index and Latin America Index category, after the review corresponding to the first semester. This index classifies the main companies in the world evaluating their environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.
Developed by the FTSE Russell company of global indexes, belonging to the London Stock Exchange Group, FTSE4Good is a series of indexes conceived for measuring the performance of companies standing out due to their environmental, social and corporate governance practices acknowledged internationally by the main local and international investment funds.
“We place much value upon he confirmation of our positioning, since it reflects our conviction that the integration of environmental, social and corporate governance aspects in the business is a competitive advantage for companies. Enel Chile has sustainability present in all of its value chain, which appreciates from leading in the development of renewable energies in the electric power matrix of the country, all the way to working in the promotion of environmentally sustainable cities”, stated Paolo Pallotti, general manager for Enel Chile.
By means of a comprehensive methodology, FTSE Russell provides a multidimensional measure on environmental, social and corporate governance exposure and practices, rendering to the investment community a tool towards the design and management of a portfolio regarding the ESG criteria. The FTSE Russell methodology is based exclusively upon public information, that demands great transparency on the part of companies, which is why the Enel Chile confirmation in the index manifests the strong commitment of the company in fostering sustainability.