External assessments

Investors of ABN AMRO are increasingly interested in sustainability certificates. We acknowledge this wish and have therefore published a number of Sustainable Rating Agencies’ assessments of us since 2013. In doing so, we provide more transparency to our stakeholders.


Dow Jones Sustainability Index

(out of 100)
2013-2014* 47
2014-2015* 53
2015-2016 78
2016-2017 87

Transparency Benchmark

(out of 200)
2012 153
2013 176
2014 155
2015 171

Dow Jones Sustainability Index: serve as benchmarks for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios. 
*Scores for 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 are based on publicly available data. No active participation. 
Transparency Benchmark: is an annual review of the content and quality of corporate responsibility reporting by Dutch companies.
FTSE4Good: has, following the June 2016 review, added ABN AMRO to the FTSE4Good Index. Upon its entry to the index ABN AMRO becomes one of the top 15% banks worldwide on the list. Rating and research agency FTSE4Good assesses the sustainability of banks around the globe in terms of their environmental policies, social policies and governance.

Sustainable Rating Agencies

Focus 2012  2013  2014  2015 2016 
IMUG Provider of consultancy and research services in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Socially Responsible Investment (SRI), market research and marketing. Positive*
Positive (B)*
Neutral (CC)**
Positive (BB)*
Neutral (CCC)**
Research AG
Provider of information on the social and environmental performance of companies, sectors and countries. C- (Not Prime) C (Prime)  
Sustainalytics Provider of sustainability research and analysis in the area of Responsible Investment (RI) and Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) markets. 71
(out of 100)
(out of 100)
(out of 100)
(out of 100)
Vigeo Provider of information and reviews on companies’ Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance and risks. Excluded 55/100, "Robust"

* Mortgage covered bonds
** Uncovered bonds