NN Group received this year’s FD Henri Sijthoff Award for best financial reporting in the ‘small and mid-cap’ category. This was announced by the leading Dutch financial daily ‘Het Financieele Dagblad’ on 29 October 2015. NN Group has been included in the Euronext AEX Index since 23 March 2015.
The 2014 Annual Report was NN Group’s first annual report as a listed company. A 'combined approach' was chosen, consisting of an Annual Review, a Financial Report and a Sustainability Report, tailored to different stakeholder groups. The report provides extensive information on NN Group’s strategy, financial performance and sustainability approach.
The FD Henri Sijthoff jury commended the NN Group Annual Report for its clear explanation of trends and risks affecting the company, its fresh integrated approach and inclusion of financial as well as non-financial targets.
Lard Friese, CEO NN Group: ‘We are honoured to win this award for our first annual report as a stand-alone company. It motivates us to further develop the quality of our reporting in the areas of transparency, financial and non-financial information. This is what we aim for: to further improve and innovate our businesses - for our customers, shareholders, employees and society at large.’
About the award
The FD Henri Sijthoff Award is an initiative of ‘Het Financieele Dagblad’, with the objective of contributing to improved financial reporting by the Dutch business community. The award was initiated in 1954 by the newspaper’s owner and director at the time, Henri Sijthoff. In 1964, Nationale-Nederlanden won the award for the first time.