More than ever before, companies are expected to be not only commercially successful, but also socially and environmentally responsible. The Vienna Insurance Group underscores its social responsibility by providing transparency and a readiness for dialogue. Open communication with all interest groups increases confidence in the Company. The Company’s interest groups include shareholders, customers, employees, business partners, as well as the capital market and the public.
Included in Several Sustainability Indices
Vienna Insurance Group shares have been a component of VÖNIX since the middle of 2005. The VÖNIX Sustainability Index created by the VBV Austrian Pension Fund is a share index of Austrian listed companies. The index selects Austrian listed companies that are leaders in the areas of social and environmental achievement. Inclusion in the VÖNIX documents the sustainable orientation of the Vienna Insurance Group.
In mid-2007, Vienna Insurance Group shares were also included in the FTSE4Good index series. This global index for sustainable investments was founded in 2001, and includes companies that meet selected international environmental, human rights and social standards.