March 29, 2016
IPREO’s “SRI Leaders” ranking distinguishes the favorite companies in which socially responsible funds invest. IPREO, is a financial data analyst and records the number of investments made and the amounts invested by these funds.
AXA came in 6th place, all industries combined, and is the highest-ranking of all insurance companies. AXA attracted 140 investments from these specialized funds. As of the date of publication of the report, 3.8% of AXA’s outstanding shares were held by SRI (socially responsible investment) funds.
The ranking shows that SRI investors are confident in the quality and coherence of the measures taken by the Group to become a more responsible company. The Group’s initiatives have already been rewarded by an excellent performance in the best-known SRI rankings.
Investors, SRI rating agencies and ethical indexes alike consistently highlight various AXA initiatives such as:
SRI investors are an important investment base for AXA, especially because they tend to be long-term investors and incite the Group to innovate and better take into account certain long term risks and opportunities.