After evaluating the economic, environmental, and social dimensions among more than 7.000 companies that participated in the SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) globally, ISA received the bronze medal as one of the most sustainable companies in the world in the energy utility sector.
According to the report, the company got outstanding results in the three dimensions evaluated. In the economic dimension, the company stood out thanks to its code of corporate conduct and risk management. In the environmental dimension, its climate strategy and eco-efficiency management were recognized. Finally, in the social dimension, commitment to stakeholders and attraction and retention of human talent were the highlights.
This recognition means that ISA is making progress in its goal to be a transformation leader. In the four years being included in the Yearbook, this is the first medal for ISA, which demonstrates permanent commitment to progress.
“It is evident to us that our commitment to generate Sustainable Value for stakeholders turns into reality when we join the efforts that are transforming the industry as we know it, generating not only profitability, but also wellbeing and solutions to topics of the global agenda. This award makes us really proud as it ratifies that we are the change we want to see in the world,” Bernardo Vargas Gibsone, ISA’s CEO, said.
For his part, Manjit Jus, global director of ESG Research, S&P Global, stated: “We congratulate ISA for its BRONZE medal in the Sustainability Yearbook 2021, where peer companies with the best performance in the industry and financially significant ESG metrics are highlighted. With more than 7.000 companies evaluated, being included in the Yearbook is a true statement of corporate sustainability excellence.”
The SAM report voluntarily rates companies in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, where ISA, in 2020, got the highest score in the Innovation, Social Reporting, Environmental Reporting, and Climate Strategy categories, reaching the top 10 energy companies in the Index worldwide.
ISA’s Sustainability Approach
At the ISA Group, sustainability is a way of acting while knowing the environmental challenges our planet is facing, being aware of the different social realities, setting the goal of creating value for our stakeholders, respecting humans, and in an ethic, fair environment.
Likewise, sustainability is the transverse axis of its strategy. This allows the company to manage in a responsible, transparent, and ethical manner opportunities, impacts, and economic, environmental, and social risks supported by the best practices of corporate governance and innovation to generate Sustainable Value for stakeholders, to keep its competitive advantage, contribute to the development of the communities where it is present, and protect the environment.