We maintain an active programme of engagement with relevant ESG ratings agencies
In Sept 2023, AIB received a rating of AA (on a scale of AAA-CCC) in the MSCI ESG Ratings assessment*
In the 2023 Corporate Sustainability Assessment AIB achieved a score of 61/100 (2022: 70/100) which, as at
27 Oct 2023, placed us in the 91st percentile of banks (2022: 94th percentile). AIB is also listed as a member of the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2023. The Yearbook aims to distinguish those companies within their industries that have each demonstrated their strengths in corporate sustainability. To be listed as a member, companies must be within the top 15% of their industry and must achieve an S&P Global ESG Score within 30% of their industry’s top-performing company.
On 04 May 2023 AIB received an ESG Risk Rating of 12.7, was assessed by Morningstar Sustainalytics to be at Low Risk of experiencing material financial impacts from ESG factors and was ranked by Sustainalytics as 62 out of 987 Banks. AIB is also a Sustainalytics ESG Industry Top Rated and ESG Regional Top Rated company for 2023.**
In no event the ESG Risk Rating shall be construed as investment advice or expert opinion as defined by the applicable legislation.
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 2016 and was 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 2023 response
Since July 2020 AIB is a member of the FTSE4Good 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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