Ferrovial is again present in the series of FTSE4Good Indices in the December 2015
biannual review, which means it has been in the index for eleven years.
Ferrovial has been selected as a result of its performance and improvement in Corporate Responsibility
. In this latest review forty eight companies from seventeen countries have joined the index, with the United States providing the most companies (fourteen companies), followed by the United Kingdom and South Korea (five companies each). No new Spanish companies have been added. Furthermore, there have been thirty-six exclusions for not meeting the established criteria.
FTSE started working with Evalueserve in 2014 and, together, they have jointly developed a new methodology which includes: fourteen, split into the three pillars: environment (Climate Change, Pollution & Resources, Water Use, Biodiversity, Environmental Supply Chain), social (Labour Standards, Human Rights & Community, Health & Safety, Customer Responsibility, Social Supply Chain) and governance (Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Anti-Corruption, Tax Transparency); with over 300 indicators. In addition, focus has been increased on quantitative data and measuring performance, and the number of sector-specific indicators has also increased. These criteria are reviewed every six months (June and December).
The series of FTSE4Good Indices includes four benchmarks: Global, European, United States and United Kingdom. This index is used by investors around the world to assess best practices and social responsibility criteria in order to develop their investment strategies.