History

  • 06 2018 -

    Entry in Euronext Vigeo France 20 index and Euronext Vigeo World 120 index

    The Euronext Vigeo France 20 et World 120 indexes include, respectively, the top 20 French companies and the 120 most advanced companies from Europe, North America and Asia Pacific region regarding their environmental, social and governance performances.

     

    These indexes are international benchmarks for investors wishing to commit themselves to CSR.

    The Euronext Vigeo France 20 et World 120 indexes include, respectively, the top 20 French companies and the 120 most advanced companies from Europe, North America and Asia Pacific region regarding their environmental, social and governance performances.

     

    These indexes are international benchmarks for investors wishing to commit themselves to CSR.

  • 04 2018 -

    Winner of the ESG Sustainable Development Award organized by Private Equity Magazine

    In 2018, Eurazeo has won, ex-aequo with LBO France, the ESG Sustainable Development Award of the Grand Prizes organized by Private Equity Magazine.

    In 2018, Eurazeo has won, ex-aequo with LBO France, the ESG Sustainable Development Award of the Grand Prizes organized by Private Equity Magazine.

  • 04 2018 -

    Publication of the private equity sector’s first socio-economic impact study covering Eurazeo’s SME investment division

    Eurazeo PME published the first global socio-economic impact study by a private equity company. This study measures the fallout of its activities internationally, presenting direct, indirect and induced impacts on employment and GDP.

    Eurazeo PME published the first global socio-economic impact study by a private equity company. This study measures the fallout of its activities internationally, presenting direct, indirect and induced impacts on employment and GDP.

  • 09 2017 -

    Presence renewed in the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe

    This index selects the 200 European companies best rated by Vigeo on their performance in social responsibility. Eurazeo is, since March 2015, the only private equity company present in this index.

    This index selects the 200 European companies best rated by Vigeo on their performance in social responsibility. Eurazeo is, since March 2015, the only private equity company present in this index.

  • 09 2017 -

    Entry in the STOXX Global ESG Leaders Indices

    The STOXX Global ESG Leaders index offers a representation of the leading global companies in terms of environmental, social and governance criteria, based on ESG indicators provided by the rating agency Sustainalytics. 

    The STOXX Global ESG Leaders index offers a representation of the leading global companies in terms of environmental, social and governance criteria, based on ESG indicators provided by the rating agency Sustainalytics. 

  • 07 2017 -

    Entry in the FTSE4Good Index Series

    The FTSE4Good Index Series measures the performance of socially responsible companies on environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.

    The FTSE4Good Index Series measures the performance of socially responsible companies on environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.

  • 05 2017 -

    Presence renewed in the Euronext Vigeo Europe 120 index

    Bringing together the 120 listed companies in the euro zone most advanced over more than 300 ESG indicators, this index is a benchmark in Europe for investors wishing to commit themselves to CSR.

    Bringing together the 120 listed companies in the euro zone most advanced over more than 300 ESG indicators, this index is a benchmark in Europe for investors wishing to commit themselves to CSR.

  • 05 2017 -

    Entry in the MSCI WORLD ESG LEADERS and LOW CARBON LEADERS Indexes

    The MSCI World ESG Leaders Index includes companies that are leaders in their sectors regarding their environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance.

     

    The MSCI World Low Carbon Leaders index includes companies that have a significantly lower carbon exposure than the market average. This index aims to achieve at least 50% reduction in the carbon footprint of the parent index (MSCI World).

    The MSCI World ESG Leaders Index includes companies that are leaders in their sectors regarding their environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance.

     

    The MSCI World Low Carbon Leaders index includes companies that have a significantly lower carbon exposure than the market average. This index aims to achieve at least 50% reduction in the carbon footprint of the parent index (MSCI World).

  • 03 2017 -

    Presence renewed in the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe

    This index selects the 200 European companies best rated by Vigeo on their performance in social responsibility. Eurazeo is, since March 2015, the only private equity company present in this index.

    This index selects the 200 European companies best rated by Vigeo on their performance in social responsibility. Eurazeo is, since March 2015, the only private equity company present in this index.

  • 11 2016 -

    Launch of the Cross-mentoring program

    Eurazeo ushered in a new cross-generational, mixed and inter-company mentoring program in late 2016. The new initiative marks a fresh chapter in Eurazeo’s continuing commitment to promoting diversity.

    Eurazeo ushered in a new cross-generational, mixed and inter-company mentoring program in late 2016. The new initiative marks a fresh chapter in Eurazeo’s continuing commitment to promoting diversity.

  • 09 2016 -

    2 new associations supported by the Eurazeo Education program

    In 2016, Eurazeo broadened its social commitment by supporting Teach for France and l’Agence du Don en Nature.

    In 2016, Eurazeo broadened its social commitment by supporting Teach for France and l’Agence du Don en Nature.

  • 06 2016 -

    Re-entry in the Ethibel Excellence Investment Register index, and entry in the Ethibel Pioneer Investment Register index

    Conferred by the agency Forum Ethibel, the Ethibel Pioneer index includes companies that are leading figures in their sector in terms of corporate social responsibility (CSR).

    Conferred by the agency Forum Ethibel, the Ethibel Pioneer index includes companies that are leading figures in their sector in terms of corporate social responsibility (CSR).

  • 06 2016 -

    Re-entry in the Euronext Vigeo Europe 120 index

    Bringing together the 120 listed companies in the euro zone most advanced over more than 300 ESG indicators, this index is a benchmark in Europe for investors wishing to commit themselves to CSR.

    Bringing together the 120 listed companies in the euro zone most advanced over more than 300 ESG indicators, this index is a benchmark in Europe for investors wishing to commit themselves to CSR.

  • 05 2016 -

    Disclosure of the first study about avoided impacts

    Eurazeo seeks to value the impact of its actions on social and environmental issues in order to demonstrate that businesses can use CSR policies to leverage their performance and value creation.

    Eurazeo seeks to value the impact of its actions on social and environmental issues in order to demonstrate that businesses can use CSR policies to leverage their performance and value creation.

  • 04 2016 -

    Presence renewed in the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe

    This index selects the 200 European companies best rated by Vigeo on their performance in social responsibility. Eurazeo is, since March 2015, the only private equity company present in this index.

    This index selects the 200 European companies best rated by Vigeo on their performance in social responsibility. Eurazeo is, since March 2015, the only private equity company present in this index.

  • 04 2016 -

    Winner of the ESG award Grand Prix 2016 organized by the Private Equity Magazine

    In 2016, Eurazeo has won, ex-aequo with Apax Partners, the prize ESG Sustainability of the Grand Prizes organized by Private Equity Magazine.

    In 2016, Eurazeo has won, ex-aequo with Apax Partners, the prize ESG Sustainability of the Grand Prizes organized by Private Equity Magazine.

  • 11 2015 -

    Development of a Business Practices Code of Conduct - Responsible Procurement

    Established in cooperation with a specialized law firm, this Code of Conduct serves as the framework established by Eurazeo for all business relationships and it contains a total of 16 commitments bearing on human rights, respect for the environment and business ethics.

    Established in cooperation with a specialized law firm, this Code of Conduct serves as the framework established by Eurazeo for all business relationships and it contains a total of 16 commitments bearing on human rights, respect for the environment and business ethics.

  • 11 2015 -

    Launch of the “Initiative Carbon 2020” (iC20)

    In partnership with four other private equity companies, Eurazeo launched the “Initiative Carbon 2020” (iC20), the first long‑term approach allowing private equity investors to manage and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of their portfolio companies.

    In partnership with four other private equity companies, Eurazeo launched the “Initiative Carbon 2020” (iC20), the first long‑term approach allowing private equity investors to manage and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of their portfolio companies.

  • 11 2015 -

    Publication of the Code of Ethics

    The Code of Ethics was signed by all employees in 2015. The Code formalizes Eurazeo’s commitments in terms of ethical principles and it promotes respect for human rights and the prohibition of all forms of discrimination.

    The Code of Ethics was signed by all employees in 2015. The Code formalizes Eurazeo’s commitments in terms of ethical principles and it promotes respect for human rights and the prohibition of all forms of discrimination.

  • 09 2015 -

    Launch of the corporate patronage programme on Education

    Eurazeo has established a new sponsorship strategy focusing on education. Since September 2015, the company has supported two projects aimed at combating failure in school: Agir pour l’école and Apprentis d’Auteuil.

    Eurazeo has established a new sponsorship strategy focusing on education. Since September 2015, the company has supported two projects aimed at combating failure in school: Agir pour l’école and Apprentis d’Auteuil.

  • 04 2015 -

    Perform of a social barometer in partnership with Great Place to Work

  • 03 2015 -

    Entry in the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe

    This index selects the 200 European companies best rated by Vigeo on their performance in social responsibility. Eurazeo is, since March 2015, the only private equity company present in this index.

    This index selects the 200 European companies best rated by Vigeo on their performance in social responsibility. Eurazeo is, since March 2015, the only private equity company present in this index.

  • 11 2014 -

    Update of Eurazeo’s Bilan Carbone scopes I, II and III

    Internal gender equality network devoted to diversity, Eurazeo Pluriels aims to advance gender equality across Eurazeo’s entire sphere of influence and stands out by being open to all Eurazeo employees to the executives and high-potential employees of its portfolio companies, and to those of its partners (banks, law firms, consulting firms, etc.).

    Internal gender equality network devoted to diversity, Eurazeo Pluriels aims to advance gender equality across Eurazeo’s entire sphere of influence and stands out by being open to all Eurazeo employees to the executives and high-potential employees of its portfolio companies, and to those of its partners (banks, law firms, consulting firms, etc.).

  • 10 2014 -

    Prize for the Best Registration Document at the 2014 Grands Prix de la Transparence all sectors and categories (CAC 40 and SBF 120 companies)

    Receiving this prize confirms Eurazeo’s place among the best companies for the transparency of its regulated reporting, crowning its constant efforts in this area over many years 

    Receiving this prize confirms Eurazeo’s place among the best companies for the transparency of its regulated reporting, crowning its constant efforts in this area over many years 

  • 10 2014 -

    Establishment of a CSR Committee of the Supervisory Board

    The purpose of this CSR Committee is to assist the Supervisory Board in monitoring CSR-related issues.  It also makes recommendations on the Company’s policy and accomplishments in the matter.

    The purpose of this CSR Committee is to assist the Supervisory Board in monitoring CSR-related issues.  It also makes recommendations on the Company’s policy and accomplishments in the matter.

  • 10 2014 -

    Launching of the Eurazeo Pluriels network

    Internal gender equality network devoted to diversity, Eurazeo Pluriels aims to advance gender equality across Eurazeo’s entire sphere of influence and stands out by being open to all Eurazeo employees to the executives and high-potential employees of its portfolio companies, and to those of its partners (banks, law firms, consulting firms, etc.).

    Internal gender equality network devoted to diversity, Eurazeo Pluriels aims to advance gender equality across Eurazeo’s entire sphere of influence and stands out by being open to all Eurazeo employees to the executives and high-potential employees of its portfolio companies, and to those of its partners (banks, law firms, consulting firms, etc.).

  • 04 2014 -

    Formalization of CSR guidelines for conducting vendor due diligences

    To collect and consolidate non-financial information, Eurazeo used an online collection, processing and consolidation tool for quantitative and qualitative data. The CSR reporting tool sets out the indicators in four areas: environmental impact, social and societal impact, purchasing, and governance.

    To collect and consolidate non-financial information, Eurazeo used an online collection, processing and consolidation tool for quantitative and qualitative data. The CSR reporting tool sets out the indicators in four areas: environmental impact, social and societal impact, purchasing, and governance.

  • 04 2014 -

    Preparation of the CSR strategy incorporating quantified targets for 2020.

    Eurazeo’s commitments for 2020 embody the ambition aimed at combining value enhancement and responsibility throughout the investment cycle. CSR strategy addresses the specific issues of Eurazeo’s business and provides an operational framework to portfolio companies.

    Eurazeo’s commitments for 2020 embody the ambition aimed at combining value enhancement and responsibility throughout the investment cycle. CSR strategy addresses the specific issues of Eurazeo’s business and provides an operational framework to portfolio companies.

  • 02 2014 -

    Signing of the United Nations Global Compact

    Eurazeo’s signing of the United Nations Global Compact and it support to the ten principles illustrate our commitment on ESG issues. Eurazeo’s first Communication on Progress (COP) was submitted in the advanced level.

    Eurazeo’s signing of the United Nations Global Compact and it support to the ten principles illustrate our commitment on ESG issues. Eurazeo’s first Communication on Progress (COP) was submitted in the advanced level.

  • 10 2013 -

    Development of a CSR reporting tool for Eurazeo and its portfolio companies

    To collect and consolidate non-financial information, Eurazeo used an online collection, processing and consolidation tool for quantitative and qualitative data. The CSR reporting tool sets out the indicators in four areas: environmental impact, social and societal impact, purchasing, and governance.

    To collect and consolidate non-financial information, Eurazeo used an online collection, processing and consolidation tool for quantitative and qualitative data. The CSR reporting tool sets out the indicators in four areas: environmental impact, social and societal impact, purchasing, and governance.

  • 09 2013 -

    Appointment of a CSR Director

    Eurazeo accelerates the deployment of its CSR policy with the appointment of Sophie Flak as CSR Director. Her main mission is to strengthen the integration of CSR within the company and its investments.

    Eurazeo accelerates the deployment of its CSR policy with the appointment of Sophie Flak as CSR Director. Her main mission is to strengthen the integration of CSR within the company and its investments.

  • 06 2013 -

    First consideration of mapping of stakeholders

    Following discussions initiated by 2009, the first mapping enabled Eurazeo to identify its key stakeholders: shareholders, employees, investments management, rating agencies, associations and NGOs, suppliers and service providers.

    Following discussions initiated by 2009, the first mapping enabled Eurazeo to identify its key stakeholders: shareholders, employees, investments management, rating agencies, associations and NGOs, suppliers and service providers.

  • 03 2013 -

    Formalization of CSR due diligence guidelines for acquisitions

    By becoming a signatory to the PRI, Eurazeo confirms its ambition to incorporate extra-financial criteria in its management, its investment strategy and its portfolio companies.

    By becoming a signatory to the PRI, Eurazeo confirms its ambition to incorporate extra-financial criteria in its management, its investment strategy and its portfolio companies.

  • 09 2012 -

    Entry into Vigeo’s ASPI Eurozone index

  • 09 2012 -

    Definition of a new framework to the ESG reporting

    The reporting indicators were defined in accordance with the Grenelle II law, with the agreement of the statutory auditors and of the investments. Eurazeo is also based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework, on the advanced level of the UN Global Compact and on the AFIC’s ESG charter.

    The reporting indicators were defined in accordance with the Grenelle II law, with the agreement of the statutory auditors and of the investments. Eurazeo is also based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework, on the advanced level of the UN Global Compact and on the AFIC’s ESG charter.

  • 12 2011 -

    Signature of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

    By becoming a signatory to the PRI, Eurazeo confirms its ambition to incorporate extra-financial criteria in its management, its investment strategy and its portfolio companies.

    By becoming a signatory to the PRI, Eurazeo confirms its ambition to incorporate extra-financial criteria in its management, its investment strategy and its portfolio companies.

  • 11 2011 -

    Publication of the Eurazeo’s updated CSR charter

    First CSR and responsible investment training session for the Executive Board and all employees.

    First CSR and responsible investment training session for the Executive Board and all employees.

  • 10 2011 -

    First CSR Report evaluated by an independent Statutory Auditor

    Publication of the first CSR report, with a voluntary external evaluation by an independent Statutory Auditor

    Publication of the first CSR report, with a voluntary external evaluation by an independent Statutory Auditor

  • 10 2011 -

    Creation of an internal CSR Committee

    This committee aims to encourage and monitor progress of Eurazeo and its investments in the achievement of CSR goals.

    This committee aims to encourage and monitor progress of Eurazeo and its investments in the achievement of CSR goals.

  • 09 2011 -

    Appointment a member of the Executive Board as responsible for CSR

    First CSR and responsible investment training session for the Executive Board and all employees.

    First CSR and responsible investment training session for the Executive Board and all employees.

  • 07 2011 -

    First GHG assessment of Eurazeo’s portfolio companies

    The main objectives of this study are to evaluate the emissions of greenhouse gas activities, to propose measures for reducing these emissions, to increase employee awareness and to disclose the results to stakeholders.

    The main objectives of this study are to evaluate the emissions of greenhouse gas activities, to propose measures for reducing these emissions, to increase employee awareness and to disclose the results to stakeholders.

  • 12 2010 -

    Entry in the « Gaïa Index »

    Founded in 2009, Gaia-Index has developed an ESG information system and a model of non-financial rating covering most of the for SMEs and Mid-cap listed companies in France.

    Founded in 2009, Gaia-Index has developed an ESG information system and a model of non-financial rating covering most of the for SMEs and Mid-cap listed companies in France.

  • 12 2010 -

    Participation in the preparation of the Guide "Sustainability and private equity"

    Conceived at the initiative of the Sustainable Development Club of the AFIC, this guide brings together the reflections and experience feedback on ESG policies within the asset managers and their portfolio companies.

    Conceived at the initiative of the Sustainable Development Club of the AFIC, this guide brings together the reflections and experience feedback on ESG policies within the asset managers and their portfolio companies.

  • 01 2009 -

    First Sustainable Development report

    Publication of the first elements of the CSR data, the due diligence process and the CSR initiatives of the portfolio companies.

    Publication of the first elements of the CSR data, the due diligence process and the CSR initiatives of the portfolio companies.

  • 01 2009 -

    Creation of the AFIC Sustainable Development Club

    Olivier Millet, Chairman of the Executive Board of Eurazeo PME, contributed to the creation of the AFIC Sustainable Development Club, became the ESG Commission in 2013, commission that he has presided until 2015.

    Olivier Millet, Chairman of the Executive Board of Eurazeo PME, contributed to the creation of the AFIC Sustainable Development Club, became the ESG Commission in 2013, commission that he has presided until 2015.

  • 01 2009 -

    Publication of a CSR charter

    The charter is a shared framework for Eurazeo and its portfolio companies, encouraging progress on the various issues it addresses

    The charter is a shared framework for Eurazeo and its portfolio companies, encouraging progress on the various issues it addresses

  • 01 2008 -

    Beginning of the support to the initiative Rising Talents within the framework of the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society

    Eurazeo is actively involved in the selection process of the twenty young women who join the network each year. Virginie Morgon, Deputy CEO of Eurazeo, co-hosts each year this initiative

    Eurazeo is actively involved in the selection process of the twenty young women who join the network each year. Virginie Morgon, Deputy CEO of Eurazeo, co-hosts each year this initiative

  • 01 2008 -

    ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) diagnostic of the portfolio

    Eurazeo carries out the first ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) assessment of the entire portfolio, an essential step to the deployment of CSR initiatives.

    Eurazeo carries out the first ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) assessment of the entire portfolio, an essential step to the deployment of CSR initiatives.

  • 01 2008 -

    Creation of the Sustainable Development Department in Eurazeo

    The integration of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) in the business of Eurazeo is supported by the establishment of a dedicated team.

    The integration of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) in the business of Eurazeo is supported by the establishment of a dedicated team.

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