20 January 2016
Inditex, Silver Class position in the Sustainability Yearbook 2016
Inditex has been rated as the Silver Clas position (ranked in the 54th position) according to the Sustainability Yearbook 2016 compiled by the expert consultant in this field, RobecoSAM, scoring 81 out of a 100. To put this in context, the sector average was 37 out of 100.The Yearbook serves as the yardstick for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI).
This annual assessment analyses over 3,000 companies from 59 sectors all over the world on economic, environmental and social dimensions; the Sustainability Yearbook highlights the companies at the forefront of sustainability developments. In this year's assessment, in which a total of 123 retailers participated.
In presenting the results of its evaluation in the Retailing category, RobecoSAM underscored the fact that "brand management is a key success factor", while warning that "successful retailers also need to continue to develop new strategies and technologies to retain and analyse customers' purchasing habits, as well as implement more responsive and tailored customer relationship management systems".
Sustainability is an strategic issue in every process of the Inditex Group, which is commited to achieve ethical, safe and environmental products and that is commited with the whole society. This philosophy is known as‘Right to Wear'.
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