E.ON fourth most sustainable company in Germany

E.ON has become the highest rated energy company in Germany, in terms of how sustainable it is. Scoring 77.7 out of a 100, E.ON trails three companies from the automotive […]

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By Tom Gibson

E.ON has become the highest rated energy company in Germany, in terms of how sustainable it is. Scoring 77.7 out of a 100, E.ON trails three companies from the automotive and consumer goods industries (BMW, Henkel and Volkswagen).

The company climbed 16 places from the last analysis completed in 2009 by investment services provider, Sustainalytics, which compares the sustainability of Germany’s 30 largest listed companies.

The analysis is based on the ‘ESG approach’, which focuses on Environmental, Social and Governance processes. It records parameters such as supply chain standards, social commitment as well as the inclusion of ecological factors in the development of products and services.