We are committed to being a leader in sustainability in the Wine & Spirits industry. We set high performance targets for ourselves and believe it is important to report on our progress. Our sustainability performance is assessed by various organisations, including rating agencies and other external organisations.
Sustainalytics, a Morningstar company, is a leading independent ESG research, ratings and data firm that supports investors around the world with the development and implementation of responsible investment strategies.
In November 2021, we were rated 15.3 and maintained a Low-Risk profile.
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MSCI ESG Rating
MSCI ESG Research provides MSCI ESG Ratings on global public and a few private companies on a scale of AAA (leader) to CCC (laggard), according to exposure to industry-specific ESG risks and the ability to manage those risks relative to peers.
Since 2015, Pernod Ricard annually receives an MSCI ESG Rating of AA.
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CDP is an international non-profit charity that encourages companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Its rating scale ranges from D- to A.
In 2021, we have been awarded a:
- B (Management Level) for climate change - taking coordinated action on climate issues. Food & Beverage industry average: B-
- A- (Leadership Level) for water security - implementing best practices. Food & Beverage industry average: B
Moody’s ESG Solutions
Moody’s ESG Solutions assesses organisations’ exposure to and management of environment, social and governance factors within their strategies and operations. According to its sector analysis, Pernod Ricard is among the top three scored companies in the Beverage sector.
Pernod Ricard is included in the:
- Euronext Vigeo Europe 120: since 2014
- Euronext Vigeo Eurozone 120: since 2013
These indices are designed to capture companies displaying best-in-class ESG performances.
ISS ESG provides industry-specific corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings on a scale from D- to A+ to help investors measure a company’s sustainability performance.
In January 2022, Pernod Ricard maintained its Prime Rating of C+. Prime ratings are awarded to companies that meet ambitious performance requirements.
EcoVadis provides the leading solution for monitoring sustainability in global supply chains. Using innovative technology and CSR expertise, they strive to engage companies and help them adopt sustainable practices.
In March 2023, we were awarded a Gold medal in recognition of our Sustainability achievements. Pernod Ricard was in the top 1% of companies rated by EcoVadis in Manufacture of wines industry and among the top 5% global companies with the most advanced commitments.
Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices.
Since June 2001, Pernod Ricard remains a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series following the June 2021 index review.
Solactive, the tailor-made index provider, provides the financial markets with an overview on a variety of different themes through the 20,000+ indices they calculate every day. Regarding the sustainability and corporate social themes, Solcative calculates the Solactive Europe Corporate Social Responsibility Index (SOLECSRP) and the Solactive Global Corporate Social Responsibility index (SOLGCSRP).
Pernod Ricard SA is a constituent of both indices as per the latest rebalance day (March2022), and has been part of theses indices since September 2020.