09 August 2017

OHL Mexico enters the FTSE4Good index for sustainable companies

OHL Mexico has been selected to become part of the FTSE4Good index series of the London Stock Exchange, which includes companies with the most solid environmental, social and corporate governance practices in the world.

This achievement of OHL Mexico occurred after the semi-annual review of the classification of FTSE4Good indexes last June, which represented the analysis of more than 4,000 companies from 47 countries. They evaluated more than 300 indicators, classified in 14 topics within the environmental, social and corporate governance categories, based on the public information available, which guarantees the reliability of the data and transparency in the market.

Topics reviewed include climate change, biodiversity, labor standards, human and community rights, risk management and anti-corruption policy. It should be noted that in this last aspect, OHL Mexico obtained a score of 4 out of 5, that is, 80% of the maximum score.

"The inclusion of OHL Mexico in the FTSE4Good demonstrates our commitment to sustainable development and the high environmental, social and governance standards we have introduced into the company, as part of our responsibility and transparency towards society, "said Sergio Hidalgo, CEO of the company.

FTSE4Good indexes from global supplier FTSE Russell are designed to help investors integrate environmental, social and corporate governance criteria into their investment decisions. The emerging markets version was launched in 2016 and covers around 20 countries.

FTSE Russell has more than 15 years of experience in data analysis, rating and ESG indexes around the world. According to the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance, sustainable investment increased by 25% between 2014 and 2016 globally.

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