WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – IGM Financial Inc. (TSX: IGM) is among the top 10 companies in Corporate Knights’ list of the 50 most socially responsible corporations in Canada. The company has significantly improved its position in the ranking since it moved from 21 th place last year in 8 th place this year.
IGM Financial is one of Canada’s premier personal financial services companies. Its operations are primarily conducted through Investors Group, Mackenzie Investments and Investment Planning Counsel.
“IGM Financial is proud to be recognized as one of the 10 most socially responsible companies in Canada; It’s the result of a concerted effort from our companies, financial advisors and employees across the country, “said Andrea Carlson, Vice President, Finance and Corporate Responsibility at IGM. We contribute to the communities where we live and work through our charitable giving, volunteer work, and our environmental and social commitment. “
According to M me Carlson, this signal honor is no stranger to the fact that the Company continued to improve its disclosure on corporate responsibility and set up environmental and social initiatives which bear witness once Its longstanding commitment in this area. All of these efforts have earned us recognition from Corporate Knights and other groups:
IGM Financial was added in 2016 to the globally recognized FTSE4Good index series, which measures the performance of companies with strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.
In 2015, IGM Financial secured a place in the Jantzi Social Index (JSI), one of Canada’s leading sustainable development indices, comprised of 50 Canadian companies assessed against ESG criteria.
IGM has been recognized by the CDP as a leader in climate information reporting due to the quality of its data on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. In 2016, the company obtained an A- in leadership.
For more information on the Company’s corporate responsibility commitment, visit the IGM Financial Corporation website .
Corporate Knights Inc. evaluates corporate sustainability results to publish rankings, research reports and financial product ratings.
The top 50 corporate social responsibility leaders in Canada in 2017 (2015 Best 50 Corporate Citizens of Canada) were established on the basis of 12 key performance indicators (KPIs) for resources, employees and financial management.
Source: IGM Financial Inc.