SRI indices, SRI ratings and awards received

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Munich Re corporate responsibility strategy rated positively

Open and transparent dialogue with our national and international stakeholders on our commitment in the areas of corporate responsibility and socially responsible investment (SRI) is an essential part of our corporate culture.

Munich Re Group's inclusion in numerous sustainability indices, our good to very good results in many different SRI ratings, and the awards we have received show that we are on the right track here.  

As there are so many SRI rating and ranking programmes, our SRI rating strategy outlines the criteria that determine which programmes we participate in: the basic prerequisite for our participation in an SRI rating is that it involves a broad-based approach to sustainability, i.e. considers environmental, social and governance (ESG) aspects. Transparent methodology and a comprehensible assessment system are also essential.

SRI indices

Dow Jones Sustainability Index - Munich Re Included in the DJSI for many years
Munich Re has been continually listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices since 2001, with a valuation always above average.
ECPI - Munich Re Munich Re listed in ethical indices
The Italian asset management company ECPI includes Munich Re in the ECPI Global Ethical, ECPI World ESG Equity and ECPI Global Climate Change Equity indices.
ETHIBEL - Munich Re Represented again in two Ethibel Forum indices
Munich Re is represented in the ESI (Ethibel Sustainability Index) Excellence Europe and the ESI Excellence Global. Ethibel is an independent French consulting agency specialising in socially responsible investments and uses data from the research provider Vigeo Eiris for its ratings.
FTSE4Good - Munich Re Continuous listing for Munich Re in the various FTSE4Good index series
Since the establishment of this rating in 2001, Munich Re has been ever-present in the various FTSE4Good index series. The FTSE4Good is an index family for sustainability and corporate governance published by the London service provider FTSE.
Munich Re represented in Vigeo Eiris indices
Munich Re has been included in the Euronext Vigeo World 120 and Euronext Vigeo Europe 120 indices since 2012, and in the Euronext Vigeo Eurozone 120 Index since 2013.
STOXX - Munich Re Munich Re listed in the STOXX® Global ESG Leaders Index
The Global ESG Leaders Index ranks leading companies according to ESG criteria. The list is based on analyses conducted by Sustainalytics.

SRI ratings

Industry leader in Sustainalytics’ industry rating
In 2017, Munich Re came a very good second in the insurance sector in Sustainalytics’ industry rating.
Munich Re in Bronze Class
Munich Re again receives Bronze Class distinction from RobecoSAM for the best and most sustainable companies. RobecoSAM assesses the sustainability performance of all global players and determines the composition of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices.
Bloomberg - Munich Re Munich Re among industry leaders
Bloomberg analyses and evaluates corporate transparency in regard to environmental, social and governance (ESG) aspects. Munich Re is among the companies evaluated annually. According to Bloomberg, all clients using its 250,000 data terminals have access to all publicly available ESG data for 2,000–3,000 companies.
MSCI - Munich Re Good rating from MSCI
Munich Re is rated AA in MSCI’s 2017 ESG rating. MSCI is a leading global provider of investment solutions.
Oekom - Munich Re Prime rating
Munich Re was again awarded a “prime” corporate responsibility rating by oekom research in 2016, thus maintaining its insurance sector best-in-class status. oekom research is one of the world’s leading SRI rating agencies.

Awards

Munich Re subsidiary DKV Seguros: “Best Workplaces in Spain”
Following the annual survey by Great Place to Work®, Munich Re’s Spanish subsidiary DKV Seguros was included in the “Best Workplaces in Spain 2017” in the category for companies with between 500 and 1,000 employees. The company took third place in the ranking for the 50 best workplaces in 2017.
Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company Ltd. in the Top 100 in the insurance segment
Each year, Great Place to Work® partners with more than 5,500 organisations with some ten million employees worldwide to conduct the world's largest annual set of workplace culture studies.
Family-friendly company: DKV Seguros
DKV Seguros was awarded the FFC [“EFR” in Spanish] seal of quality as a family-friendly company by the Másfamilia Foundation. The foundation is committed to establishing processes that create a work-life balance in companies.
Potentialpark: Online Talent Communication
In 2016, ERGO was ranked in the top 30 companies in the area of online talent communication (OTaC).
Company healthcare management certificate of quality
D.A.S. Austria was once again recognised for its successful workplace health promotion projects. It has again been awarded the certificate of quality for the sustainability of its healthcare programmes for the period 2015 to 2017.
Career and Family Audit
For its family-friendly human resources policy, ERGO has already won the “audit berufundfamilie®” (family and career audit) five times for its office locations in Germany. This certificate is awarded by the non-profit Hertie Foundation.
BOMA - Munich Re BOMA Awards for Munich Re in Canada and America
Some Munich Re buildings have received awards from the Building Owners and Management Association (BOMA) for their high energy efficiency. The office buildings of Munich Re America now bear the “BOMA 360” quality seal, while the office buildings of Munich Re Company of Canada have also received the “BOMA BEST” award.
BOMA 7-Point Challenge
Munich Re America received special recognition from the Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA) for its ambitious energy saving programme. The rating was performed as part of an international programme aimed at reducing Group-wide energy consumption by at least 30%.

LEED Gold and Platinum certificates
Munich Re America and DKV Seguros buildings received various LEED certifications, including the highest award, LEED Platinum. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a leading certification system for environmentally friendly, resource-saving, sustainable construction.
DZ Bank - Munich Re Munich Re awarded DZ Bank's sustainability label.
DZ Bank Sustainable Investment Research evaluates economic, environmental, social and corporate governance criteria. Sustainable investments are awarded DZ Bank's sustainability label.
ROBeCOSAM - Munich Re Asia Insurance Industry Awards
At the 20th Asia Insurance Industry Awards in 2016, Munich Re received awards in the category "General Reinsurer of the Year".

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