Ratings and Awards

Austrian Post was once again assigned the best possible rating of AAA in 2019 within the context of the MSCI Environmental, Social and Governance ratings. As a part of the rating process, the company was evaluated according to the best-in-class approach and compared to other companies in the postal sector. Expansion of the company’s fleet of electric vehicles was assessed as especially positive. The attractive remuneration systems, further education and professional development offerings for employees and the company’s good, solid business management structures were also highlighted by MSCI.


ISS oekom research is one of the world’s leading rating agencies in the field of sustainable investments. Austrian Post was awarded the prime status rating within the context of the oekom corporate rating in 2019. As a result, Austrian Post ranks among the leading transport and logistics companies in terms of sustainability.


At the 2019 Sustainalytics ESG Rating, Austrian Post scored an outperformer status, which reflects the high rating of the company’s environmental, social and corporate governance performance.   


In 2019 Austrian Post was assigned the best possible result, an A rating, by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), the world’s largest database for corporate environmental and climate information, which is extensively used by capital market participants to evaluate investments – making Austrian Post the only ATX company to be included in the CDP Climate Change A List. This recognition not only confirms Austrian Post’s transparent environmental reporting but also serves as evidence of the quality of the initiated climate protection measures.


EcoVadis awarded a “Gold Recognition Level” rating to Österreichische Post AG in recognition of its CSR activities. EcoVadis is a sustainability assessment platform which aims to improve the environmental and social practices of companies by CSR performance monitoring within the supply chain and supporting companies in improving their sustainability scorecards.


The Vienna Letter Distribution Centre has been working with the OekoBusiness Wien project for many years and in 2019 once again received the OekoBusiness award. Based on the findings of many years from 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.


Austrian Post actively participates in international programmes such as the “Environmental Measurement and Monitoring System (EMMS)” of the International Post Corporation (IPC). It was presented with the IPC Gold Award in 2019.