Corio NV has been selected as an index component on a global level for the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (hereafter: DJSI) and will be integrated in the ASPI Eurozone® index (hereafter: ASPI), in accordance with the ASPI Eurozone® guidelines.
The DJSI follows a best-in-class approach and include sustainability leaders from each industry on a global and regional level respectively. The annual review of the DJSI family is based on a thorough analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, branding, climate change mitigation, supply chain standards and labor practices.
SAM, the investment group for Sustainability Investing, together with Dow Jones Indexes, revealed on September 9, 2010 the companies to be included in the DJSI as a result of the 2010 annual Sustainability Assessment.
The ASPI Eurozone® index selects the 120 best rated companies in the euro zone on the basis of Vigeo's CSR rating methodology. The rating criteria relate to the protection of the environment, the respect of human rights, the management of human resources, community involvement, responsible business behavior and corporate governance.
Corio is one of the largest listed property investment companies with a focus on retail in Europe. Corio's portfolio of 7.0 billion consists for 95% of shopping centers in the Netherlands, France, Italy, Spain, Germany and Turkey. Corio manages its own shopping centers. Corio wants to create favorite meeting places: sustainable centers where people like to meet, spend their leisure time and shop; places they want to visit again.