The Spanish company has been included in the new edition of RobecoSAM’s The Sustainability Yearbook 2018, which rewards companies with an excellent performance in sustainability. Moreover, Ferrovial has received the Silver Class distinction, which is only awarded to between 1% and 5% of the companies in each sector, from a total of 478 companies in 43 countries. Aris Prepoudis, CEO, RobecoSAM, said:
"I congratulate Ferrovial wholeheartedly for being awarded a Silver Class medal in The Sustainability Yearbook 2018. The companies included in the Yearbook are the world’s most sustainable companies in their industry and are moving the ESG needle in ways that will help us realize the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030."RobecoSAM has been assessing the corporate sustainability of the world’s largest listed companies annually since 1999. For this 2018 edition, 60 industries from 43 different countries were analysed, with scrutiny of close to 150,000 documents and a compilation of financial, environmental, social and governance information. Despite fierce competition and strict evaluation criteria, the ranking includes 8 companies more than last year, clear evidence of company efforts and commitment to implementing practical improvements for sustainability. This Yearbook is used as a reference by investors, and as such affects companies’ competitive standing and financial performance in the long term.