Bureau Veritas will make its debut September 17 on the Euronext CAC 40 ESG Index, which is designed to identify the 40 companies that demonstrate the best Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices.
Didier Michaud-Daniel, Chief Executive Officer, Bureau Veritas, commented:
"We are proud that Euronext has selected us for the CAC 40 ESG. This recognition acknowledges the strong commitment of Bureau Veritas' 78,000 employees to environmental, social and good governance issues. With expertise in quality, health, safety and environmental protection, sustainable development is at the heart of Bureau Veritas’ strategy, our organization, and all of our activities.
Today, all companies have a responsibility to act in order to have a positive impact on the planet and its inhabitants. Through our BV Green Line of services and solutions, we help companies around the world become more efficient and methodical in their journey to more sustainable business and a more sustainable world. As an independent trusted third party, we stand by those who want to demonstrate their commitments through transparent and credible actions."
Bureau Veritas' commitment has been recognized by several Corporate Social Responsibility ratings agencies: EcoVadis Platinum Medal; ISS ESG 'Prime' 2021 rating; MSCI AA rating; and Gold Class and Industry Mover membership in the S&P Global - Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) 2021 Sustainability Yearbook.
Also committed to sustainable financing, Bureau Veritas has been indexing the financial terms of its syndicated loan on ESG indicators since February 2021.