Current rating: AAA

Date of award: 2021

Johnson Matthey received an 'AAA' MSCI ESG (environment, social and governance), the highest possible distinction, placing us above specialty chemicals industry peers. Scores are based upon a robust set of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) factors and assess a company's risk and performance against these.

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Current rating: Medium risk

Date of award: 2020

Sustainalytics, a Morningstar Company, is a leading independent ESG and corporate governance research, ratings and analytics firm that supports investors around the world with the development and implementation of responsible investment strategies.

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Current rating: Platinum

Date of award: 2022

Johnson Matthey has received a Platinum Rating from trusted business sustainability rating company EcoVadis. Platinum is the highest possible rating, and puts JM in the top 1% of companies assessed for the first time.

EcoVadis is one of the world’s largest and most trusted providers of business sustainability ratings companies, assessing more than 75,000 companies across industries since 2007. Its assessment explores environment, labour and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement to give an overall score of a company’s sustainability performance.


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Current rating: 4.1 out of 5

Date of award: 2022

Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.

JM first qualified in 2003. In order to qualify, each year JM is independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good Index criteria. This places us in the top three percent within the chemicals sector.  

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Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Current rating: 70% (96th percentile of companies)

Date of award: 2022

Launched in 1999, DJSI is a leading independent assessment of a company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance globally and was among the very first set of global indices to track the largest and leading sustainability driven publicly listed companies based on long term economic and ESG factors. Through the assessments led by S&P Global they measure all aspects of sustainability performance, including innovation management, climate strategy, environmental management, health and safety and human capital development.

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Current rating: B (climate change), B (water security), C (forests)

Date of award: 2022

CDP is a not-for-profit charity that has run a global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts for more than 20 years.

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JM signs sustainability-linked private placement notes and Government-backed export credit facility