We maintain an active programme of engagement with relevant ESG ratings agencies
AIB was rated as AA (Leader) on 22 Jan 2021, up from A (Average) in 2019*
In the 2020 Corporate Sustainability Assessment AIB achieved an increase in our score 61/100 (2019: 35/100), placing us in the 78th percentile of banks (2019: 39th percentile). Note: The S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment was previously known as the SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment.
On 19 Apr 2021 AIB received an ESG Risk Rating of 14.5 and was assessed by Sustainalytics to be at Low Risk of experiencing material financial impacts from ESG factors. Our ESG Risk Rating places AIB in the 6th percentile of the banks assessed by Sustainalytics.
(1st = lowest ESG Risk)**
The international environmental impact non-profit organisation CDP highlighted AIB as a global leader in corporate climate action. AIB has achieved the Leadership rating since 2018 and the only bank in Ireland or the UK to make the Global A list in 2020. To achieve this we’ve reduced our carbon footprint in our business and continue to increase our levels of disclosure on the impact of climate risks to our business. Every year AIB proactively responds to the CDP Climate Change questionnaire. Click here to view our 2021 response
FTSE 4 Good
Since July 2020 AIB is a member of the FTSE4 Good Index Series which identifies companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance practices measured against globally recognised standards, you can find out more here.
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