Socially Responsible Investment
Several premier socially responsible investment funds feature Bristol-Myers Squibb in their portfolios. In addition, we have received the following accolades:
Dow Jones’ 2016 North America Index
Bristol-Myers Squibb is recognized as one of Dow Jones’ 2016 North America Index of Leading Sustainable Companies. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices are a product of S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM AG. S&P Dow Jones Indices, a part of McGraw Hill Financial, is the world’s largest, global resource for index-based concepts, data and research. RobecoSAM is an investment specialist focused exclusively on sustainability investing offering asset management, ESG indices, engagement, voting, impact analysis, sustainability assessments, and benchmarking services to institutional asset owners. RobecoSAM is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.
FTSE is a global leader in indexing. Bristol-Myers Squibb has been accepted into the FTSE4Good Index Series. It is a series of benchmark and tradable indices for ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investors. FTSE Indices measure multiple markets and asset classes in more than 80 countries. The indices are used by market participants worldwide as tools in the creation of index-tracking investments, financial instruments or fund products focused on responsible investment, for research to identify environmentally and socially responsible companies, and as a benchmark index to track the performance of responsible investment portfolios. FTSE is owned by the London Stock Exchange and headquartered in London.
Oekom has classified Bristol-Myers Squibb as “Prime” according to their ESG rating methodology. Consequently, Bristol-Myers Squibb tradable bonds and shares will qualify for investments which take ecological and social considerations into account. Oekom clients include more than 100 financial services companies, specialized ethical banks, and institutional investors that use their sustainability research for the selection of securities for mutual funds, segregated accounts and asset management mandates. Oekom is based in Munich, Germany.
NYSE Euronext Vigeo
Bristol-Myers Squibb has been included in the NYSE Euronext Vigeo US 50 Index. NYSE Euronext, the world’s largest exchange group, and Vigeo, the leading European expert in responsible performance, expanded their ESG indices with the launch of US 50. The component stocks are major listed companies in North America rated highest for control of corporate responsibility risk and contributions to sustainable development. Vigeo is headquartered in Paris, France.