Ratings and Indices 2019

MSCI once again included Evonik in its World ESG Leaders Index and the Socially Responsible Index Europe. MSCI is a US financial services company that mainly provides services for investment banking. In addition to international equity indices, its services include portfolio and risk analyses and research.

.Evonik was included in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index Europe for the third time in succession. The best 20 percent of the 600 largest European companies on the Dow Jones Global Index are selected for inclusion.

Evonik’s sustainability performance again received a B – rating from ISS-oekom. The company therefore has Prime Status, the highest level awarded, ranking it
among the top 10 percent of companiesn the chemical sector.

Evonik received a grade of B from CDP for reporting relevant data on climate protection (CDP Climate Change). For its water reporting (CDP Water), it was also awarded a grade of B.

Evonik’s sustainability performance was also analyzed by the Sustainalytics rating agency. Evonik is among the top 10 percent of the around 130 companies ranked in the chemical sector.

Evonik is a member of the FTSE4Good index. This index family of the London-based FTSE Group rates companies in categories such as environmental management, human and labor rights, health and safety, sustainability in the supply chain, and corporate governance.

Evonik is listed in the STOXX® Global ESG Leaders Index. This index, which was launched by Deutsche Börse among others, lists the best 25 percent of sustainable companies in the investment universe on transparency in environmental, social, and governance performance.

In the Euronext index family, which evaluates corporate ESG performance, Evonik was once again included in the Europe 120 and Eurozone 120 indices. The evaluation is based on up to 330 indicators covering 38 sustainability criteria.

As a founding member of the Together for Sustainability (TfS) initiative, Evonik drives forward transparency and sustainability in the supply chain and is subject to annual assessments. The EcoVadis rating agency, partner of TfS, awarded us a gold rating for
our sustainability performance for the sixthtime in succession.