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GRP releases the ESG Index 2019: Europe regresses but remains the top performer

Global Risk Profile (GRP), a Swiss company specializing in third-party risk management related services, has released the second edition of its ESG Index (ESGI), a measure of risks related to the environment, human rights and health & safety around the world.

While Europe offers the best regional score (25.6), far ahead of Oceania (40.1), South America (40.5), North America (41.4), Asia (47.1) and Africa (58.1), it is also the only region displaying a decline in its performance and thus negatively impacting the world’s average. The index measures issues related to three key areas: the environment (30%), Human Rights (50%) and Health & Safety (20%). Based on a set of 45 variables, the ESGI’s second edition offers a risk score on a 0-100 range, where 0 represents the lowest risk and 100 the highest risk.

The complete 2019 results including interactive data visualization and technical documentation are available on the dedicated website: