Sustainability indices


In 2017 for the second year in a row, Snam has been awarded a position on the Climate change A List, CDP’s highest scoring level

Sustainability indices

In the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, the most prestigious global stock exchange index for Corporate Social Responsibility, Snam obtained an overall score of 82 points


On January 2017 RobecoSAM, one of the world's most prominent sustainability rating Agencies, has confirmed Snam, with the Silver Class distinction, in its Sustainability Yearbook

Once again, in 2017, Snam’s stock was listed in the major international SRI stock indices, thas improving the Company's visibility to socially responsible investors and, more generally, the entire financial market.

Social responsible investors base their investment decisions not just on financial performance but also on ethical, social and environmental criteria.

At 31 December 2017 shares held by Investment Funds following SRI criteria in their investment decisions represent 4.3% of Snam share capital (in line with previous years results).  Shares held by Investment Funds following SRI criteria  grow up to 9.5% if compared to the total of institutional investors.


  2015 2016 2017
SRI (%)  4.7 4.8  4.3



Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes

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Snam has been confirmed for the ninth consecutive year in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index by RobecoSAM, the most important global stock exchange index for Corporate Social Responsibility. This year’s results were very good: 82 points (second place, best performer 86 pt) with 93 of percentile. The company reported a notable performance in the environment area, with a score of 91 points (100 of percentile).
Established in 1999 with the aim of tracking excellent economic, social and environmental performances from companies all over the world, the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index includes 320 companies, 7 of which from Italy, on a total 2528 invited companies. Founded in 1995, RobecoSAM is an investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing. As of 30 June 2017, RobecoSAM had assets under management, advice and/or license in listed and private equity of approximately USD 19.3 billion. 

With reference to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, RobecoSAM, one of the world's most prominent sustainability rating Agencies, on January 2017, has confirmed Snam, for the third year in a row, in its Sustainability Yearbook with the "Silver Class" distinction, a  cluster which lists, within the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, companies outstanding in terms of Corporate Social Responsibility.

Summary of the scores obtained by Snam in the 2017 Assessment (it wasn't possible to compare results respect to 2016 assessment because of a change in category and the concerning weigths)

Total points 82
Economic Dimension 79
Environmental Dimension 91
Social Dimension 80


Read more: http://www.ftse.com/

Following the December 2017 Index Review, FTSE  International has informed that Snam has been independently assessed according to the FTSE Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) methodology and it has been reconfirmed in the FTSE4Good Index Series, where the Company has been listed since 2002.. 

FTSE4Good was created by the FTSE Group to facilitate investments in companies that meet globally recognised corporate responsibility standards and constitutes an important reference point for the establishment of benchmarks and ethical portfolios.
Companies in the FTSE4Good Index have met stringent environmental, social and governance criteria, and are therefore potentially better positioned to capitalise on the benefits of responsible business practice.

Summary of the scores obtained by Snam, according to the FTSE ESG Ratings Methodology  

Total points 3.9
Governance 4.1
Environment 3.5
Social 4.3


Read more: http://www.msci.com/ 

In July 2015 Snam has been confirmed, for the second consecutive year, as a constituent of MSCI World ESG and MSCI ACWI ESG indexes.
MSCI is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to investor globally, including asset managers, banks, hedge funds and pension funds. MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes include companies with high ESG ratings relative to their sector peers (disclaimer).

CDP "A" List

CDP driving sustainable economies

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Snam has been identified by CDP, the Carbon Disclosure Project, as a global leader for its strategies and actions in response to climate change.

For the second year in a row, the company has been awarded a position on the Climate change A List, CDP’s highest scoring level, which includes only 112 companies from all over the world, 5% of corporates assessed. The results, that testify Snam's global leadership in decarbonisation, have been presented  on CDP's website. On 20 November, CDP will also celebrate the leading companies at the Europe Awards 2017 in Brussels.

CDP (formerly the “Carbon Disclosure Project”) is one of the world’s leading not-for-profit climate change organizations, assessing transparency in the disclosure of information on climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, as well as in the management of water resources. Snam’s collaboration with CDP dates back to 2007, when the company started taking part in the assessments carried out by this organization.

ET Index Research

CDP driving sustainable economies


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ET Index Research, an independent research body, which ranks the world’s largest companies according to greenhouse gas emissions and disclosure, released its annual ET Carbon Rankings on 5th December and named SNAM as an Industry Carbon Leader for 2016. SNAM wins the award for ranking top of the SICS (Sustainability Industry Classification System) Oil and Gas (Midstream) Industry. The Engaged Tracking (ET) Carbon Rankings are compiled from publicly available emissions data taken from company sustainability reports, annual reports and websites. An ET Industry Carbon Leader is defined as the most carbon efficient company within its SICS Industry publishing complete Scope 1 & 2 data, as defined by the ET Carbon Ranking methodology.

United Nations Global Compact 100

UN Global Compact

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Snam has been selected for inclusion in the United Nations Global Compact 100 (“GC 100”), a global stock index developed and released by the UN Global Compact in partnership with the research firm Sustainalytics. The index lists the 100 companies which globally outstand for executive leadership commitment and consistent baseline profitability, as well as their adherence to the Global Compact’s ten principles, on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption issues. Besides Snam, only 4 Italian companies are included in the GC 100 index, which during the past 12 months has shown a total investment return of 26.4%.


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At the beginning of 2017 Snam is included in five of the most important ECPI Ethical indexes. Since the 2008, Snam has been included in the following ECPI Ethical Indexes:
  1. ECPI Global Developed ESG Best in class Equity
  2. ECPI EMU Ethical Equity
  3. ECPI Euro Ethical Equity
  4. ECPI Euro ESG Equity
  5. ECPI World ESG Equity

The certification was carried out by ECPI (now part of Mittel S.p.a., a company listed on the Milan stock exchange), a leading provider of sustainability research, ratings and indices since 1997. ECPI’s methodology consists of screening based on over 100 ESG indicators (environmental, social, governance, etc.) grouped into different macro categories (environmental strategy and management, products and production processes, stakeholder relations, Corporate Governance and compliance with international standards) to monitor more than 4,000 issuers.

 > Download the Ethical Index Constituent Certificate (54 kb)


Oekom research

Following the Assessment of June 2016, oekom research confirmed Snam as “PRIME” status (rating B-), which includes Companies leader in their industrial sector for the Corporate Social Responsibility issues.

oekom research AG is one of the world's leading rating agencies in the area of sustainable investment (SRI). More than 140 financial services companies, banks and institutional investors revert to oekom sustainability research, with assets totaling more than 600 billion euros.


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In October 2016 Snam shares have been reconfirmed in the  STOXX Global ESG Leaders Indices (where the Company has been listed since 2011), a group of indices based on a fully transparent selection process of the performance, in terms of sustainability, of 1,800 companies worldwide.

The ratings are calculated for three sub-areas – environmental, social and governance – and are then combined to form the overall index. The indices are managed by STOXX, the owner of some of the most important international stock indices, such as the STOXX50. 






Vigeo-Eiris, a leading european expert in the assessment of the  Companies  in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) management, on November 2017 reconfirmed  Snam in the following indices, which select the most advanced companies  in the performance on environmental, social and governance issues:


  • Euronext Vigeo Eiris World 120: the 120 most advanced companies  from Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region 
  • Euronext Vigeo Eiris Europe 120: the 120 most advanced companies in Europe 
  • Euronext Vigeo Eiris Eurozone 120: the 120 most advanced companies in Eurozone region 


Ethibel Europe

Ethibel global

Ethibel Europe



Snam  has been reconfirmed as a constituent of the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe  and the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Global  since 20 September 2017. Snam has been also reconfirmed for inclusion in the Ethibel PIONEER and Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Registers since 01/02/2017: this selection by Forum ETHIBEL (www.forumethibel.org) indicates that the company can be qualified as a sector leader in terms of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).



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