External recognition and indices

External stakeholders are an important source of knowledge and vital partners in advancing ASSA ABLOY’s business. There are a number of ratings and indices that evaluate and compare ASSA ABLOY’s sustainability performance with its peers.


ASSA ABLOY has been ranked on Forbes’ list of the world's most innovative companies for two years in a row. In 2013 as #78 and in 2014 as #93.

OMX GES Sustainability Indexes

ASSA ABLOY is included in the OMX GES Sustainability Sweden PI Index for responsible investments. The index is calculated by NASDAQ OMX in cooperation with GES Investment Services. It comprises of the leading companies in terms of sustainability, selected based on how well they meet the criteria for environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

Kempen & Co.

ASSA ABLOY has been included in the Kempen SNS SRI Universe since 2003. Kempen is a Dutch merchant bank that invests in European companies which adhere to strict sustainability criteria related to environmental, ethical and social standards.

Carbon Disclosure Project

ASSA ABLOY has participated in the CDP for seven years.  ASSA ABLOY received a score of 93/100 in the 2015 Nordic Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) report. In 2015 ASSA ABLOY submitted data to the CDP water program for the first time.

The CDP is an independent not-for-profit organization working to drive reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and sustainable water use by businesses and cities. The CDP is making an annual assessment of companies’ preparedness regarding risks and opportunities related to climate change.


The Swedish insurance company Folksam conducts studies of how companies manage their social and environmental responsibilities. Folksam’s Corporate Responsibility Index 2013 provides an analysis of the environmental and human rights management of 245 Swedish companies. ASSA ABLOY was ranked number 30 (4.08/7.0) in the environment category, and number 31 (3.68/7.0) in human rights category.