In 2022, S&P Global introduced a new, staggered approach to release the outcomes of its Corporate Sustainability Assessment and the resulting Dow Jones Sustainability Index notations (for those companies that are eligible to be included in the Indices, which is determined based on their market capitalization).
DJSI-eligible companies already received their ESG Scores in September and October of this year, but they had to remain patient until the 9th of December to learn about their inclusion in the Indices. Overall, the CSA 2022 was open for a larger number of companies, saw higher levels of active participation, and was characterized by challenging methodology updates.
Based on S&P Global’s release, the following takeaways became evident:
The attached summary at the top of the article contains highlights of the DJSI results across DJSI World, Asia Pacific, Emerging Markets, Europe and North America.
The DJSI results for 2022 again call for companies to accelerate their ESG performance against the backdrop of a volatile and dynamic business and stakeholder environment. Finch & Beak’s State of ESG 2023 Report is now available and provides guidance to companies looking to increase the effectiveness of their sustainability programs and for corporate decision makers looking to prioritize their budgetary limitations.
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