Stockholm (Nordsip) – Corporate Knights, “the magazine for clean capitalism”, a publication focused on promoting Economic, Social and corporate Governance, named Norwegian Storebrand/SPP the world’s most sustainable insurance group, ranking second of 4973 ranked companies on Corporate Knights’ Global 100 list unveiled yesterday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
“We are of course extremely proud of the very fine result, and perhaps even prouder that we climbed from 24th to 2nd place,” says Philippa Bergin, Director of Sustainability with Storebrand/SPP.
Storebrand/SPP’s ambition is to be a world leader in sustainability, and especially sustainable savings, it says in a press release.
“It is our firm conviction that sustainable action at all levels is the absolute smartest way to conduct business, for the benefit of both the world and the pocketbook. Customers and employees both highly value that we are a leading sustainable business operator that takes responsibility for sustainable economic development and for the future,” the press release stated.
Corporate Knights is a media company engaged in research in financial information based in Toronto, Canada. The publication promotes what it calls ‘clean capitalism’, an economic system reflecting social, economic and ecological factors. The Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies, launched in 2005, is presented every year at the World Economic Forum in Davos.