For the second time in a row, METRO AG has been awarded a "AAA" rating. The once again very good performance in the MSCI rating confirms METRO AG's ongoing commitment to addressing the key ESG challenges and opportunities within the Retail/Food & Staples sector.
The MSCI ESG rating is a primary research tool and a widely used benchmark by investors. METRO AG’s ranking will help investors to understand the importance METRO is doing to contribute to a sustainable society and environment.
The MSCI ESG rating measures the company’s resilience to long-term Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks. Companies are rated on an industry-relative AAA (leader) to CCC (laggard) scale according to their exposure and how well they manage those risks relative to peers.
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