Ranking

Companies have been ranked using the GEM ASSAY™. Points are given to reports that set standards in terms of measurability, transparency, comparability and adequacy of ESG reporting. Scores are out of 66.

Find out more about how we ranked the companies by reading our methodology, or our report.

Categories for Ranking:

  • Best in Class I-NFR (integrated non-financial reports)
  • Best in Class S-NFR (sperate non-financial reports)
  • Best in Class DAX
  • Best in Class EURO STOXX
  • Best in Class Dow Jones
  • Best in Class ASX 50
  • Best in Class on Transparency

Top-10 Rankings

Best in Class I-NFR

RankIndexCompanyScore
1EURO STOXX 50Inditex53
2EURO STOXX 50Santander51
3DAX, EURO STOXX 50BASF49
4DAXDelivery Hero43
EURO STOXX 50Schneider Electric43
6EURO STOXX 50Vinci40
7DAX, EURO STOXX 50Adidas39
8EURO STOXX 50Philips39
DAX, EURO STOXX 50SAP39
DAX, EURO STOXX 50Vonovia39
Best in Class I-NFR. Maximum score: 66. Average: 23.1

Best in Class S-NFR

RankIndexCompanyScore
1EURO STOXX 50Intesa Sanpaolo48
2ASX 50Westpac Banking Corp47
3EURO STOXX 50Iberdrola SA46
DAXInfineon46
5Dow JonesWalgreens Boots Alliance45
6DAX, EURO STOXX 50Allianz44
DAXMerck (DAX)44
8DAXBEIERSDORF42
Dow JonesIntel42
DAXRWE42
ASX 50Woodside Petroleum Ltd.42
Best in Class S-NFR. Maximum score : 66. Average: 28.85

Average Rankings per Index

IndexI-NFRS-NFR
DAX24.7035.14
EURO STOXX 5027.0030.40
Dow Jones19.0825.79
ASX 509.3328.03
I-NFR: n=96, ⌀ points; S-NFR: n=110, ⌀ points

Explore the rankings further in our full ranking report.

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