Ratings and awards
MSCI ESG RESEARCH
The AAA rating awarded to Austrian Post at the MSCI Environmental, Social and Governance Ratings in 2018 was the best possible result. The company was evaluated and assessed along with other businesses in the industry following the best-in-class approach. The expansion of the fleet of electric cars received particularly good feedback. The jury also highlighted the company’s attractive remuneration system and CPD options for employees as well as good and solid leadership structures.
ISS oekom research
ISS ESG is one of the internationally leading rating agencies for sustainable investment. In the oekom Corpororate Rating of May 2018, Austrian Post received the “prime status” for its sustainability activities. This prime rating makes Austrian Post one of the sustainability leaders in the transport and logistics industry.
SUSTAINALYTICS ESG RATING
At the Sustainalytics ESG Rating 2019 Austrian Post scored an Outperformer Status, which reflects the high rating of the company’s environmental, social and corporate governance performance.
Carbon Disclosure Project
The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is the world’s largest data base for environmental and climate information relevant for businesses. Participants in the capital market rely on this data base to assess potential investments. In 2018, Austrian Post achieved an “A” rating. This result is testimony to Austrian Post’s transparent environmental reporting as well as to the quality of ongoing climate protection activities.
Austrian Post’s CSR activities received the EcoVadis Rating “Gold Recognition Level“. EcoVadis is an assessment platform for sustainability practices that aims to support corporate environmental and social practices by providing CSR performance monitoring within the supply chain and assist companies in implementing sustainable activities.
The Vienna Letter Distribution Centre has been working with the OekoBusiness Wien project for many years and once again received the OekoBusiness award in 2019. Based on the findings of many years by the environmental programme of the city of Vienna, the location was certified pursuant to ISO 14001 in 2016. The main focus was on environmental aspects including thermal and electric energy as well as waste and environmental awareness. Thanks to targeted environmental management activities, the effects on the environment were reduced.
Post am Rochus awarded with the National Architecture Award
The new corporate headquarters of Austrian Post was awarded with the architecture state award in the category “administration” by the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs. Above all, the decision to build the headquarters in an inner city location as well as the preservation of parts of the existing building structure of the original building was highlighted by the jury.
GOLDEN BATON SMARTER TOGETHER
The Smarter Together Project is an ideal platform for Austrian Post to establish innovative services with a sustainable angle on the market and to adapt existing services to customer needs.
For its exemplary dedication to the EU-subsidised project Smarter Together, Austrian Post received the golden baton in late 2018.
IPC Gold Award 2018
Austrian Post actively participates in projects such as the “Environmental Measurement and Monitoring System (EMMS)” of the International Post Corporation (IPC) and was awarded with the IPC Gold Award for the year 2017.
Energy Globe Award
In early 2018, Austrian Post received the internationally renowned “Energy Global World Award” for its electromobility concept. The Energy Globe Award is bestowed annually for outstanding projects with a focus on conserving natural resources, energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy.
AUSTRIAN SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING AWARD
In November 2018 Austrian Post, won the 3rd place at the Austrian Sustainability Reporting Award (ASRA), the award for the best sustainability reports in Austria, in the category “separate sustainability report of large companies”. The ASRA honors those Austrian companies, which fulfill the requirements towards sustainable business in an excellent way and which describe it transparently in their sustainability report.