Repsol has received the classification of “Gold Class” company in the ‘Sustainability Yearbook 2010’, compiled by PricewaterhouseCoopers and Sustainable Asset Management (SAM), an independent company tasked with conducting the annual assessments for the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. The publication includes companies with the best performance on sustainability and corporate responsibility.
The company, chaired by Antonio Brufau, is ranked among the two “Gold Class” companies of the Oil & Gas sector, in recognition of Repsol’s commitment to seeking long-term responsible value creation and to seeking increasingly more difficult access to new resources.
This analysis, carried out on company performance, includes 15 specific approaches of the Oil & Gas sector related to financial, environmental and social matters, where, among others, Repsol was noted for its strategy on the challenges of climate change and for its community relations.
This study has been worked on for more than ten years by Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) and the Sustainable Asset Management Agency (SAM). It analyses the best performance on sustainability practices from 58 different sectors and evaluates more than1,200 companies worldwide. The Yearbook provides the basis for compiling the noteworthy Dow Jones Global Sustainability Index.
Repsol is part of the selective world and European sustainability indexes DJSI World (Dow Jones Sustainability Index STOXX) for its performance in sustainability.
Repsol received the maximum score in the index for transparency, human capital development and social impact in communities, and also for the first time top marks in climate change, biodiversity and social awareness management.