Lagardère noted for fifth consecutive year in S&P Sustainability Yearbook

By Faye Bartle |

Arnaud Lagardère.

Arnaud Lagardère, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lagardère SA. Photo: Copyright Gilles Bassignac.

The Lagardère group has once again been recognised in the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook, which ranks leading companies based on their sustainable business practices.

It marks the fifth consecutive year that Lagardère has appeared in the prestigious annual rankings, which lists the world’s best performing companies based upon their environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards.

“We are honoured by this international recognition, which once again acknowledges the ongoing efforts of all our teams to achieve some of the highest ESG standards in our industry,” said Arnaud Lagardère, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lagardère SA.

“Fully integrated into the Group’s strategy and value-creating, our CSR policy serves sustainable and inclusive growth.”

READ MORE: Lagardère TR at €3,927 million in 2022 as it edges closer to 2019 sales

The latest edition of the Yearbook, published on 7 February 2023, considered over 7,800 companies in 61 industries in the 2022 Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA).

A total of 708 companies were selected for inclusion, based on their S&P Global ESG Scores calculated from the CSA.

To be listed, companies must score within the top 15% of their industry and achieve an S&P Global Sustainability Score within 30% of their industry’s top-performing company.

Lagardère’s rating has been further improved for 2022 with a percentile ranking within its sector of 97/100, compared to 93/100 in 2021.

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