Results of Brazilian companies nominated in Sustainability Study ALAS20 and Principles of Responsible Investment 2017
Santiago, Chile, April 24, 2017 – GovernArt inform:
(GovernArt) In the list of companies stand EDP Energias Do Brasil, Embraer and Itau Unibanco Holding, with five nominations each, while amongst the investors stand Itau Asset Management, Real Grandeza, and Santander Brasil Asset Management with five nominations each one.
ALAS20 presents the results of the Fourth Sustainability Study 2017, held between March and April of 2017, including top executives and directors of companies and investment institutions of Brazil.
This study -an initiative of GovernArt and Sustainable Leadership Agenda ALAS20- highlights the companies EDP Energias Do Brasil, Embraer and Itau Unibanco Holding, for having been nominated in all categories of the study. Closely behind them are BM&F Bovespa and Natura, with 4 nominations each.
Among the investment institutions, Itau Asset Management, Real Grandeza, and Santander Brasil Asset Management stand out, with nominations in the 5 existing categories in ALAS20.
All the companies and investors that have been nominated in ALAS20 are published on www.alas20.com , and for the very first time the prestigious European media Responsible Investor will publish the results of the Nominations internationally.
The Nominees are evaluated technically and independently by Vigeo Eiris, a global provider of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ASG) research and ratings, for investors, companies and public entities. Vigeo Eiris’ rating methodologies and services adhere to the highest quality standards and received independent certification from ARISTA®. Vigeo Eiris has offices in Paris, London, Boston, Brussels, Casablanca, Montreal, Milan, Santiago de Chile and Tokyo, and has 200 employees, in addition to operating strategic partners in all continents through the Vigeo Eiris Global Network.
The results of this evaluation will be delivered to the Jury of ALAS20, which in the light of them, will decide which companies and institutions are winning in each category for excellence in public disclosure of information on sustainability, corporate governance, investor relations and responsible investments.
The winning companies and institutions in each category will be awarded at the Awards Ceremony to be held on 27th November 2017, in Sao Paulo.
The final results of ALAS20 will be published in Brazil on 29th November 2017 by the main financial newspapers, and at international level will be published by Responsible Investor, www.responsible-investor.com , the only dedicated news and events service covering responsible investment, ESG and sustainable finance for institutional investors globally.
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ALAS20 is an initiative of GovernArt that seeks to promote sustainable development from the business management and investment decisions, as an effective way to achieve a more sustainable, equitable and inclusive world. Through an annual process is evaluated, qualified and fully recognizes excellence in public disclosure of information on sustainable development practices, corporate governance and responsible investment companies and investors in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.
To review the details of companies and investors nominated in ALAS20 you can visit www.alas20.com
For more information visit the website ALAS20 www.alas20.com or contact Diana Rubinstein, Head of Project ALAS20, at firstname.lastname@example.org