Vivendi Ranked First by Vigeo for Corporate Social Responsibility in
European Media Sector
PARIS -- June 6, 2013
Regulatory News :
Vivendi (Paris:VIV) was again ranked first among European media companies by
extra-financial rating agency Vigeo. The agency analyzes the processes,
practices and performance of the companies on social, environmental and
governance (ESG) issues.
Vivendi’s high performance on corporate social responsibility is also
reflected in its presence in Vigeo’s three global (all sectors) ESG indexes:
Euronext Vigeo World 120, Euronext Vigeo Europe 120 and Euronext Vigeo France
20. The inclusion was confirmed on June 1 when the agency reviewed the
composition of its indexes.
Vivendi is one of the few multimedia groups in the world to operate across the
entire digital value chain. It creates and publishes content for which it
develops broadcast networks and distribution platforms.
Vivendi combines number of companies that are leaders in content and media:
the French leader in pay-TV (Canal+ Group), the world leader in music
(Universal Music Group) and the world leader in video games (Activision
In telecommunications, Vivendi operates the French leader in alternative
telecoms (SFR), the Moroccan leader in telecoms (Maroc Telecom) and the
leading alternative broadband operator in Brazil (GVT).
In 2012, Vivendi achieved revenues of €29 billion and adjusted net income of
€2.55 billion. The Group has over 58,000 employees.
As part of its corporate social responsibility, Vivendi has defined
particularly on three innovative and strategic issues directly related to the
group’s activities: promoting cultural diversity, protecting and empowering
youth and sharing knowledge.
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