Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has once again been included in the sustainability index Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) 4Good, recognizing its excellence in environmental, social and corporate governance practices. The assessment for inclusion in the index is made from the analysis of public information from the companies and through an extensive range of sustainability factors and indicators.
Abengoa’s active participation in initiatives related to combating climate change, and its presence in social responsibility indices underlines the importance the company attaches to management excellence and to align the company’s policies with the needs and interests of people and groups that are committed to sustainable development.
FTSE4Good is a benchmark index for investors around the world not only aiming at reassuring their profit, but also at ensuring they are investing in reliable companies.
Abengoa’s inclusion in this index, in which has been present seven years, consolidates the company as one of the global leaders in developing policies for environmental management and climate change, human rights, management of labor social responsibility, good governance and the fight against corruption.
During this time, Abengoa has been recognized by other indices, such as the Carbon Disclosure Project, of which it has been a member since 2008, or the Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Europe. Finally, the company is part of the the Nasdaq OMX Green Economy index since 2012.
Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB) applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, generating electricity from renewable resources, converting biomass into biofuels and producing drinking water from sea water. (www.abengoa.com)