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The Responsibility100 Index

A ranking of the FTSE 100 companies on their commitment to key social, environmental and ethical objectives, inspired by the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Holding companies to account

In 2015, the UN published the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

They are comprised of 17 individual targets spanning a wide range of topics from poverty and inequality to climate change and biodiversity.

The Responsibility100 Index, developed by Tortoise Intelligence, has been established to examine how much each of the FTSE 100 companies are doing to ensure a safe, fair and sustainable world.

Rankings

It is possible to sort the results by a company’s ‘Talk’ score – the extent of their commitment – or their ‘Walk’ score – the extent of their actions. The ‘Gap’ measures the distance between these two scores. The rankings are as follow:

Our approach

The Responsibility100 Index uses data from a range of sources; including non-governmental organisation research, annual and sustainability reporting, web-based searching and information from regulatory bodies.

The indicators that comprise the Index have been selected with the aims of:

  • Reflecting publicly-available information rather than proprietary sources
  • Speaking to the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and the various targets that it sets
  • Providing a comprehensive portrait of each company according to the available data in order to establish comparability

See our methodology report and table of all indicators

Download our insights report from the Index’s official launch

 

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Commentary & insight

We’ll report on the results of the Index through regular pieces of analysis, data visualisations, and a series of ThinkIns hosted in our newsroom.

Here are some of our latest stories & events.