Our sustainability stories

Legal & General Group rated as outperformer by investment analysts at Sustainalytics

31 Mar 2014

We are pleased that we have been named the 13th best insurer out of 142 companies in our sector globally with a score of 74% and a rating of “outperformer”.

It’s important that our business is scrutinised for how we serve society, are economically useful and environmentally efficient. This opinion often leads to the buying and selling of our shares for conscious minded investors.

The team at Sustainalytics teams said “Based on its overall Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance relative to peers, the company is considered an outperformer. Legal & General Group Plc exhibits strong ESG policies and management systems, reflecting a commitment to mitigating related risks and impacts. The company provides adequate disclosure on environmental and social issues that align with best practice. Legal & General Group Plc is not implicated in any significant events”

Sustainalytics is a global leader in sustainability research and analysis, serving investors and financial institutions around the world. Our international perspective is strengthened by 20 years of local experience and expertise in the Responsible Investment (RI) and Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) markets.