October 2016 – During this year’s annual index review, HUGO BOSS was confirmed as a member of the STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index. The STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index is part of the STOXX indices, which are managed by the Deutsche Börse Group. The Deutsche Börse Group also manages the DAX indices. The STOXX ESG Leader Index is composed of the leading global companies in the area of sustainable management and therefore represents a relevant basis for decision-making for sustainable investments.
The selection of the companies is based on an extensive evaluation of various sustainability indicators in regards to environmental, social and governance (ESG) aspects. During the evaluation process, a high level of transparency and comparability in terms of the examination of the underlying criteria is assured. Being a member of the STOXX ESG Leader Index allows HUGO BOSS to demonstrate the progress achieved in the past year in the areas of corporate citizenship and sustainability management. Moreover, it also enables the Group to credibly position itself in the sustainability investment market towards institutional and private investors, as well as to the general public.