Sustainability Ratings

Our policies and practices are regularly assessed by independent organisations. Below an overview of how they rate NN Group.


Organisation Rating
RobecoSAM NN Group is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), both the World and Europe index. We rank amongst the top 10% of our sector with regards to our sustainability performance. In the 2017 assessment, we scored 77 (out of 100), compared to an industry average of 43.
Euronext-Vigeo Eiris Eurozone 120 NN Group is included in the Euronext-Vigeo Eiris Eurozone 120 index, that is composed of the 120 highest ranking listed companies in the Eurozone as valued by Vigeo Eiris in terms of performance in corporate responsibility. We are a new constituent as of June 2018.
FTSE4Good NN Group is included in the FTSE4Good Index Series that recognises the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. We score a 4.1 (out of 5).
CDP Every year, we provide data on our carbon performance to CDP. For our 2016 input, we are graded with a C by CDP.
AODP The Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) rates insurers on their approach to climate-related risks and opportunities. In 2018, NN Group was ranked 12th out of the world’s 80 largest insurance companies.
Sustainalytics In 2017, global responsible investment research firm Sustainalytics awarded NN Group 84 points (out of 100). This score qualifies us for a 'Leader' rating within the Insurance industry.
oekom research In 2017, oekom research rated NN Group with an overall grade of C. This gives us 'Prime' status, and puts us amongst the top 10% for ESG performance in our industry.



Dutch sustainability ratings

VBDO The Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO) publishes a Benchmark Insurance Companies. In 2016, NN climbed to rank 4 out of 30 companies. NN scored 3.4 points out of a maximum of 5.
The VBDO also publishes a Tax Transparency Benchmark that focuses specifically on corporate disclosure of tax procedures and practices. In 2017, we maintained our 6th position in the overall ranking. NN scored 21 points out of a maximum of 37.
Transparency Benchmark The Dutch Transparency Benchmark is carried out by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs. In 2016, our score increased to 183 points (out of 200). NN Group ranks 34 out of a list of 500 companies. Within the banking and insurance sector we rank 12 (out of 36).