Both agencies rewarded AXA's comprehensive integration of ESG approach across its investments and products policies, in line with the UN Principles for Sustainable Insurance.
RobecoSAM** rewarded AXA with the "Bronze Class" Sustainability Award 2016 in the Annual Sustainability Yearbook published today. It reflects AXA's 2015 overall score increase from 77 to 83/100. This score positions the company ahead of 96% of its industry peers. AXA's transparent Tax Policy notably saw the most significant score increase.
Sustainalytics*** updated its 2015 analysis of AXA: the Group's overall score increased from 81 to 87/100 and is now the 2d highest performing insurance company out of 150 peers. Sustainalytics has particularly highlighted the development of several sector-specific policies to mitigate ESG-related risks in both products and investments.