Coca‑Cola HBC has been named Industry Leader – the top-performing company in the beverage sector – and awarded a Gold Class distinction in RobecoSAM’s annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment.
It’s recognition of our excellent sustainability performance, as well as of our long-term commitment to and leadership in sustainability.
864 companies from 42 different countries took part in the 2015 Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), with the ratings published in the 2016 RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook.
The Yearbook helps investors to identify the companies that are strongly positioned to create long-term shareholder value.
About RobecoSAM and the CSA
RobecoSAM is an specialist in sustainability investing. Together with S&P Dow Jones Indices, it publishes the globally recognised Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI).
RobecoSAM has published The Sustainability Yearbook every year since 2004. The Yearbook lists the world’s most sustainable companies in each industry, as determined by their score in the RobecoSAM annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment.
The Corporate Sustainability Assessment focuses on examining financially material factors that impact a company’s core business value drivers. The assessment critieria have evolved over the years against a background of political and economic developments, environmental challenges, regulatory changes and scientific breakthroughs.
RobecoSAM believes that:
- Sustainable business practices are critical to the creation of long-term stakeholder value in an increasingly resource-constrained world
- In a competitive environment, sustainability factors represent risks as well as opportunities for companies