Due to its strong sustainability performance, Magyar Telekom Group has gained the attention of socially responsible investors (investors taking into consideration environmental and social factors as part of their investment criteria).
FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Magyar Telekom has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.
FTSE Russell launched the FTSE4Good Emerging Index, as part of the FTSE4Good Index Series in December 2016. The index measures the performance of companies that comply with the globally recognized ESG inclusion rules used for the FTSE4Good Index. The FTSE4Good Emerging Index covers 20 countries.
Magyar Telekom has been included in the Central-Eastern European responsible investment index CEERIUS (Central and Eastern European Responsible Investment Universe) since its launch. The index was launched by the Vienna Stock Exchange (Wiener Börse) in 2009 and it includes the companies from eight countries of the region that perform the best from environmental, social and economic points of view.
companies have been evaluated on the basis of their responsible stakeholder
relations. In the evaluation, they studied, among others, the relation of
companies to their own employees, to customers, market partners, to the society
as a whole and to the environment.
You can read more about the index at http://en.indices.cc/indices/details/riu.
Oekom Research has assigned an overall
B to Magyar Telekom Group after its assessment at the end of
2013. This result classifies Magyar Telekom Group as
to Oekom’s methodology which means proposed for investment.
Magyar Telekom has earned the distinction of being included in the prestigious third place in the report of Oekom Research, prepared according to the operation of the world's 108 telecommunication companies along sustainability aspects.
Oekom Research is an independent agency, analyzing over 3,400 companies and 57 countries with regard to their environmental and social performance, and its clients include reputable companies offering financial services and managing a total volume of EUR 600 billion.
Magyar Telekom was rated for the second time in 2008 with the aim of being admitted into the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). This index incorporates the top 10% most sustainable companies among the top 2500 largest companies in the world. Whilst the Group was not admitted into the index at this time for technical reasons, despite the fact it scored higher than that the company with the lowest score within the DJSI World Index.
Magyar Telekom was the only Central European company to be included in the 2009 yearbook published by Sustainable Asset Management (SAM), which includes the top 15% of the 2500 rated companies from 57 sectors.