We asked a number of long time participants in our Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) what kind of advice they have for first time participants. Watch this 4min video to learn first hand from Axa Group, Philips, Grupo Nutresa, Cementos Argos and UPM Kymene.
Axa Group relies on its Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) score for long term remuneration incentives explains Amandine Soulier, Head of SRI Relations, Strategy, Sustainability, & Public Affairs at AXA Group.
The CSA gives Philips a holistic feedback on the sustainbility performance of the company and helps to identify areas for improvement explains Simon Braaksma, Senior Director Sustainability Reporting, Philips.
The CSA makes Grupo Nutresa aware of global opportunities, risks and challenges in sustainability. It makes the company more agile to close the gaps, explains Alejandro Jimenez Moreno, Investor Relations Director at Grupo Nutresa S. A. explains.
The CSA gives us a step by step process to align our sustainability and business strategies" says Cristina Arias, Sustainability Director at Cementos Argos SA.
The CSA shows METRO GROUP the requirements of stakeholders and especially shareholders and investors. It helps the company to communicate their sustainability position to the capital market, explains Michael Goebbels, Director Strategy and Reporting Corporate Sustainability at METRO GROUP.
Praxair considers the CSA not just as the premier external sustainability assessment, but as a bell wether for future trends, explains Riva Krut, VP and Chief Sustainability Officer at Praxair Inc.
UPM uses the CSA results to benchmark their performance and to attract long term investors, explains Sami Lundgren, Director Ecolabels and Reporting at UPM Kymmene OYJ.
For Novo Nordisk the CSA is a proxy for good sustainable performance. Susanne Stormer, VP Corporate Sustainability at Novo Nordisk explains that the CSA is a tool to raise the bar for the company’s sustainability performance.
SGS’ Paula Ordoñez, Global Sustainability Manager, explains how the CSA process is used to set the roadmap for the company’s sustainability strategy and to identify areas for improvement.
"It’s important for us, to show leadership on sustainability. The DJSI is one way that we can do that and hopefully encourage others to follow.”
Lily Heinemann, Head of Corporate Responsibility and Community Investment, Royal Mail Group