9/17/2019 | Governance and society

Galp leads Dow Jones Sustainability index in Europe, sticks to Top 3 of world’s most sustainable companies

Europe’s best and world’s nº3 Oil & Gas Upstream & Integrated company
World-leading score in the Environmental dimension
Galp has been a staple of the DJSI for a consecutive eight years

Galp is Europe’s most sustainable company in its industry, and nº3 worldwide, as measured by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) 2019, achieving the best score in the eight consecutive years since joining the indices, and leading the way in the Environmental dimension.

The company ranked first in the DJSI Europe amongst its Oil & Gas Upstream & Integrated peers. In the DJSI World, the company ranked third out of the 52 companies reviewed by RobecoSAM, which helps put the indices together.

“This recognition reflects the Company’s commitment to create shared value to all its stakeholders, putting in place best practices not only in the environmental dimension, but also regarding corporate governance and social dimension,” said Galp’s chief executive officer Carlos Gomes da Silva.

Galp achieved the highest score worldwide under the environmental dimension, leading the industry on Water-Related Risks and on Climate Strategy.

Galp also scored high on the Economic dimension, with a leading position on Risk and Crisis Management.

In the Social dimension, Galp led in Human Capital Development as well as in Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy.