HeidelbergCement announced that it received an ESG rating of C+ from ISS-oekom, which provides ESG research and ratings that enable clients to identify risks and opportunities. As a result, HeidelbergCement is now considered one of the sustainability leaders in the construction materials sector and is authorized to use the ISS-oekom Prime label.
“Sustainability is an important part of our company strategy,” said Dr. Bernd Scheifele, chairman of the managing board of HeidelbergCement. “We are very happy to be labeled with the Prime status by ISS-oekom. This is a clear evidence that we are on track with continuously improving our sustainability performance and reporting and that we are among the leaders in our industry in this respect.”
The ISS-oekom rating considers environmental performance as well as social and governance aspects by evaluating more than 100 sector-specific indicators with grades from A+ to D-. Currently, about 700 companies are rated as “Prime.”