(Easybourse.com) EasyBourse, a subsidiary of La Banque Postale, is launching the Corporate Citizens Award, which will be awarded next November to listed companies that have implemented an impact strategy with innovative and civic initiatives in France. This award will designate three companies that stand out in the energy transition, social inclusion and regional development criteria.
A price that meets EasyBourse’s commitments
With this Award, EasyBourse intends to raise awareness of bold, structuring, impactful and sustainable initiatives that are intended to be developed in companies around three major themes: energy transition, social inclusion and territorial development. The diversity of sectors represented and the variety of solutions envisioned are intended to be sources of inspiration for good practices with a leverage effect in favor of a just transition.
“We arewe are very proud to distinguish listed French companies that contribute to citizenship in France. With this Award, our ambition is toencourage investors to favor listed companies that implement ambitious policies in terms of corporate social responsibility (RSIs thatrecord its actions in the energy transition, which became critical in the economic-economic newsMIC.
All these policies are innovative in terms of social inclusion and participate in the development of territories. It is also an opportunity for us to give concrete keys to the reading of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.” indicates Yves RAKOTOMALALA, President of EasyBourse
Three major price categories
The Listed Corporate Citizen Award will be divided into three main categories: energy transition, social inclusion and regional development, in addition to a special Jury award.
This 1st edition focused on shares belonging to the EURONEXT Paris CAC MID 60 index as of December 31, 2021. The award was based on the GREaT method developed by La Banque Postale Asset Management and on the rating given by the extra-financial agency Ethifinance. EasyBourse selected companies that had a GREaT issuer rating below 4 and a rating above 80 out of 100 according to EthiFinance, which represents a selection of 16 companies based on a unique and demanding methodology that meets current social and environmental issues. The 16 companies were pre-selected and contacted by EasyBourse.
Principle of Distinguishing the Best Listed Corporate Citizens
In order to apply, the 16 companies are invited to answer a short questionnaire designed to present a large-scale project in one of the three main dimensions that characterize this Award. The large-scale project chosen by the pre-selected companies will be presented on the easybourse.com website in a space dedicated to the Award. At the same time, interviews with the managers of these companies in question will highlight their civic projects.
Public and Jury Voting
EasyBourse sought input from the best experts to designate the most relevant project in each of the dimensions. This jury will be chaired by Adrienne Horel Pagès, Director of Citizen Engagement at La Banque Postale. It will have around ten members, including representatives from La Banque Postale Asset Management, Ethifinance, Intangible Observatory and CDP.
The general public will also be able to vote on the projects of their choice in the dedicated space on the website. easybourse. with using a certified voting device.
The best projects will be chosen taking into account two types of voting: the jury vote for 50% and the vote of the general public for the remaining 50%.
The Awards will be awarded at an event to be held at the end of 2022, during which the managers of the winning companies and the members of the jury will meet. This meeting will be an opportunity to deliver testimonies, points of view and reflections to better understand the challenges these companies have faced.
– April 2022: launch of the Award;
– From May to August 2022: posting of videos and documents presenting the initiatives of the selected companies;
– From September to October 2022: public and jury voting;
– November-December 2022: awards ceremony
Partners committed to promoting listed corporate citizenship
Several companies in the stock market are partners in this first edition of the Corporate Citizen Award, alongside EasyBourse and La Banque Postale. They will contribute to raising awareness among the various players in the financial market for citizenship and will encourage all listed companies to propose strong and innovative initiatives in terms of energy transition, inclusion and regional development.
Listed Corporate Citizen Award partners:
– BDO Consulting
– The CDP
– Financial Innovation
-Finance for tomorrow
– Kedge Business School
– The postal bank
– La Banque Postal Asset Management
– The Intangible Observatory
– The Corporate Social Responsibility Observatory
About EASYBOURSE, La Banque Postale Group
Created in 2006 as a financial information website and acquired in 2008 by La Banque Postale, EasyBourse has been an online brokerage platform since 2009, reinforced in 2018 by its life insurance offer. True to La Banque Postale’s values of simplicity, transparency and accessibility, EasyBourse makes investing a means of participating in the real economy and promoting responsible investing.
About La Banque Postal
La Banque Postale, with its subsidiaries including CNP Assurances, a leading European insurance bank, ranks 10th in the eurozone in terms of balance sheet size. Its diversified business model allows it to serve 20 million individual and corporate customers with a complete range accessible to all. A subsidiary of Groupe La Poste, La Banque Postale is a local bank, present throughout the country with 17,000 contact points, including 7,300 post offices. A leader in sustainable finance, it ranks 1st among non-financial rating agencies. With its strategic plan “La Banque Postale 2030”, La Banque Postale set out the ambition to become France’s favorite bank, with an integrated and omnichannel offer of bancassurance services built around three distinct brands: La Banque Postale, which works daily, Ma French Bank, its 100% mobile bank and BPE, its private bank. Based on its civic identity, La Banque Postale is positioned to serve a just transition, responding to environmental, social, territorial and digital challenges.