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ESG indices and ratings 2020

Eni has been ranked highly for its Environmental, Social and Governance activities (ESG) and is in all the main ESG indices.

ESG indices are stock market indices made by independent providers. They group listed companies according to their performance in environmental, social and governance matters.

ESG ratings are unsolicited assessments of independent agencies.

ESG indices and ratings are currently used to create financial products.


Leader in ESG ratings

Eni is evaluated as a leader in four international ESG ratingsMSCI, Sustainalytics, Bloomberg and VigoEiris. These results reward our Environmental, Social and Governance strategy and performance. We also received a top level assessment from CDP and Transition Pathways Initiative. We also featured once again in the FTSE4Good Developed indices and joined the ESG iTraxx index this year. Added to these are recognition from specialized research institutes such as the Carbon Tracker and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, the latter ranked us in their top 10 Top Performers for our Sustainability Report.

These results confirm our mission and strategy which are based on our commitment to achieving the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

In Sustainalytics’ last update as of September 2020, Eni has achieved a ESG Risk Rating score of 25.7, ranking in the top 3% amongst its peers in the Energy Sector.

Sustainalytics’ ESG Risk Ratings framework addresses a broad range of ESG issues and trends key to the industry and company. Sustainalytics is a leading independent ESG and corporate governance research, ratings and analytics firm that supports investors with the development and implementation of responsible investment strategies.

In August 2020, Eni was confirmed by MSCI in the "A" ESG rating (AAA - CCC scale).

MSCI ESG Research provides MSCI ESG Ratings on global public and a few private companies on a scale of AAA (leader) to CCC (laggard), according to exposure to industry-specific ESG risks and the ability to manage those risks relative to peers. Learn more about MSCI ESG ratings.

MSCI ESG Ratings

In 2020 Eni has obtained the overall score 65/100, being consequently inserted in the “advanced” band, the highest of the Vigeo Eiris assessment framework, confirming its leadership role in ESG ratings. Vigeo Eiris is a global leader in ESG assessments, data, research, benchmarks and analytics.

In 2020, Eni confirmed again its leadership position in tackling climate change by obtaining an A- score in the CDP’s questionnaire. In the last edition, more than 9,600 companies have been assessed for their disclosure on climate change, forests and water security, including 224 corporations working in the Oil&Gas sector.

Eni’s score has been equalled by only a few other companies in the branch and is well above the global average of D-C on a scale from A and A- (Leadership level) to F (Failure).

CDP is an international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests.  

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Transition Pathway Initiative TPI

Transition Pathway Initiative is a global initiative led by asset owners assessing companies’ preparedness for the transition to a low-carbon economy, supporting efforts to mitigate climate change. TPI assessment confirmed Eni amongst the leaders in the Oil & Gas industry for the fourth year in a row. Particularly, Eni obtained the highest evaluation in the Management Quality area at level 4 “STAR” for its strategic assessment of climate related risks and opportunities. Eni was also one of few assessed Oil & Gas companies aligning with TPI’s Paris Pledges benchmark. 

Eni was listed in the FTSE4Good Developed stock market index for the fifteenth consecutive year in the June 2021 review. This confirms Eni’s position among the top 5 in the oil & gas sector, with a score of 4.5 out of 5.

Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good index measures companies' environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. The FTSE4Good index is used by a wide range of financial institutions to develop and evaluate financial products focused on sustainable investments.    


Bloomberg ES

Eni has scored the highest in the Bloomberg ranking of oil and gas companies that evaluates environmental performance. Eni scored 6.42, the highest for 2019 within a group of 17 peers, which had an average performance of 4.04. The ranking evaluates a company’s performance in areas such as climate exposure, energy and GHG emissions management, as well as water management. Bloomberg provides environmental and social scores for 252 public companies in the oil & gas sector.

Advice for visitors to the site

The ratings does not equate to a recommendation for buying, selling or keeping financial instruments of any kind of the Eni Group. They are an indication relating to Eni’s main initiatives in the field of ESG. The above ratings may be subject to changes, replacement, suspension or removal.

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These evaluations are an encouragement for us to continue, with even more determination, to focus on sustainability as a centerpiece of our business model and to deliver on our strategy, which will make us leaders in the production and sale of decarbonized products by 2050

Claudio Descalzi