Kering is regularly awarded and endorsed by financial and extra-financial rating agencies and NGOs in recognition of the Group's sustainability strategy.
Kering is recognized as one of the world’s most sustainable corporations, according to the Corporate Knights’ Global 100 index. Kering is the only luxury corporation to be included in the 2017 Global 100, and places second within the index’s Textile, Apparel & Luxury Goods sector.
Kering is listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World and Europe, recognized as one of the leading corporations within the Textile, Apparel & Luxury Goods sector. Included in the ranking for the past three consecutive years, Kering remains the only luxury group to be awarded a place in the 2017 DJSI.
The DJSI tracks the best-in-class sustainability performers among the 2,500 largest companies listed in the S&P Global Broad Market Index. Each year applicant companies are rated against an industry-specific questionnaire. Assessed against these predefined criteria, only the top 10% leading performers in terms of sustainability are listed in the DJSI.
Kering remains a top leader within the Textile, Apparel & Luxury Goods sector of the CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index. Created by more than 767 institutional investors, who represent US$92 trillion in assets, the CDP survey aims to assess the risks linked to climate change within investment portfolios by ranking corporations on their policies.
Kering also entered the CDP Forest Ranking for the first time in 2015, receiving a commendation for its work in the management of deforestation risk associated with the use of raw materials such as leather or wood derivatives such as viscose.
Reporting and indicators
Kering uses an array of standards and indicators to ensure it is always striving toward the highest levels of economic, environmental, social, and ethical performance. A recognized leader in its industry, the Group publicizes its reports and the distinctions it receives from the main extra-financial rating organizations.