Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

The DJSI index family tracks the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide based on an analysis of financially material economic, environmental and social factors. Ball achieved industry leading scores once again on criteria such as product stewardship, occupational health and safety, codes of business conduct and environmental reporting.

In 2021, Ball was listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World and North America, marking the eighth year the company has achieved this recognition. 

CDP

CDP

Ball has participated in CDP assessments since 2007. A group of 525 investors with $96 trillion in assets uses CDP to identify companies that report reliable, comprehensive information about climate change risks and opportunities. In 2021, Ball earned an A- for the third year in a row. In order to align with best-practices in corporate climate citizenship, Ball has set a science-based GHG emission reduction target, executed virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) for renewable energy to address 100% of Ball’s North American electricity load and is actively assessing climate-related risks & opportunities. Visit our downloads page to view Ball's Climate Change response.

MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes

MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes

MSCI ESG Research provides MSCI ESG Ratings on global public and a few private companies on a scale of AAA (leader) to CCC (laggard), according to exposure to industry-specific ESG risks and the ability to manage those risks relative to peers. As of July 2021, Ball Corporation received an MSCI ESG Rating of AA.

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Euronext Vigeo Eiris

Euronext Vigeo Eiris

Euronext, the leading Pan-European marketplace, and Vigeo Eiris, a leading European expert in assessing responsible performance, launched a range of socially responsible investment indices in 2013. As of December 2021, Ball has been selected as a member of the Euronext Vigeo World 120 and US 50 indices. These comprise the 120 most advanced companies globally and the 50 most advanced U.S. companies, in the areas of Environmental, Social and Governance performance.

Calvert Responsible Index Series

Calvert Responsible Index Series

Ball has been selected for inclusion in the Calvert Responsible Index Series, covering the Calvert U.S. Large Cap Core Responsible Index (CALCOR), the Calvert U.S. Large Cap Growth Responsible Index (CALGRO) and the Calvert U.S. Large Cap Value Responsible Index (CALVAL). All three indices represent a portfolio of large capitalization stocks listed on U.S. stock exchanges that meet Calvert’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria for index inclusion.

ISS ESG "PRIME"

ISS ESG "PRIME"

As part of ISS ESG research's Corporate Rating, an assessment of more than 100 social and environmental criteria, Ball qualifies as one of their “Prime” companies. Among other categories, Ball achieved excellent scores around eco-efficiency. Of all containers and packaging companies rated by ISS oekom, only three, including Ball, have achieved Prime status.

S&P Global Gold Class Award 2022

S&P Global Gold Class Award 2022

Ball Corporation qualified for inclusion in the 2022 Sustainability Yearbook, published by S&P Global, receiving the Gold Class distinction for its excellent sustainability performance. 2022 marks the eleventh time Ball has made the Sustainability Yearbook. S&P Global uses their Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) to analyze the performance of companies across the world from an economic, environmental and social perspective. The Sustainability Yearbook 2022 is based on the 2021 CSA in which more than 7,500 companies were assessed.

EcoVadis

EcoVadis

EcoVadis awarded Ball Corporation a gold medal in 2022, recognizing its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) achievements. EcoVadis seeks to drive sustainability in global supply chains, providing an external assessment of practices in areas covering environment, ethics, sustainable procurement, labor and human rights.

Sustainalytics

Sustainalytics

As of May 2022, Ball received an ESG Risk Rating of 10.9 from Sustainalytics and was assessed to be at low risk of experiencing material financial impacts from ESG factors. Sustainalytics’ ESG Risk Ratings measure a company’s exposure to industry-specific material ESG risks and how well a company is managing those risks. Sustainalytics’ ESG Risk Ratings provide a quantitative measure of unmanaged ESG risk and distinguish between five levels of risk: negligible, low, medium, high and severe. Learn more about the ESG Risk Ratings here.

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CORPORATE EQUITY INDEX

CORPORATE EQUITY INDEX

The Human Rights Campaign’s annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI) is responsible for establishing the benchmark for best practices regarding equity in the workplace. As part of this rating, Ball was named one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality” and an employer of choice for the LGBTQ+ workforce in 2022. Since 2002, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation has published the CEI report to publicly identify the top-ranking companies for LGBTQ+ workers and to guide wide-scale adoption of pro-LGBTQ+ practices.