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Naspers Announces Intention to List Its International Internet Assets on Euronext Amsterdam

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 28 marzo 2019

Amsterdam. NewCo will also have a secondary, inward listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in South Africa.NewCo will comprise all of Naspers’ internet interests outside of South Africa including its companies and investments in the online classifieds, food delivery, payments, etail, travel, education, and social and internet platforms sectors, among others. They are some of the world’s leading and fastest-growing internet brands, such as Tencent, mail.ru, OLX, Avito, letgo, PayU, iFood, Swiggy, DeliveryHero, Udemy, eMAG and MakeMyTrip. NewCo is expected to be approximately 75% owned by Naspers and have a free float of approximately 25%. As Europe’s largest listed consumer internet company by asset value, NewCo will give global internet investors direct access to Naspers’ unique and attractive portfolio of international internet assets. The transaction will be subject to the requisite regulatory and shareholder approvals being obtained. The proposed transaction is currently expected to be implemented no earlier than the second half of 2019.
Naspers is a global consumer internet group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating and investing in countries and markets across the world with long-term growth potential, Naspers builds leading companies that empower people and enrich communities. The group operates and partners a number of leading internet businesses across the Americas, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, and Asia in sectors including online classifieds, food delivery, payments, travel, education, health, and social and internet platforms. Every day, millions of people use the products and services of companies that Naspers has invested in, acquired or built, including Avito, Brainly, BYJU’S, Codecademy, eMAG, Honor, ibibo, iFood, letgo, Media24, Movile, OLX, PayU, SimilarWeb, Swiggy, Takealot, and Udemy.

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IFF Listed to Euronext Vigeo World 120 Index

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 10 dicembre 2018

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris: IFF), a leading innovator of scent, taste and nutrition, was named to the Euronext Vigeo World 120 index, an index that recognizes companies for exceptional environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. After being named to the Euronext Vigeo U.S. 50 index in December 2016, the Company is currently the only in its industry in the World 120 index. “I am truly delighted to be among the highest-ranking companies for corporate responsibility,” said Andreas Fibig, IFF Chairman & CEO. “Sustainability is a vital part of our business strategy and I am proud that our employees believe deeply in its value. Their commitment to making the world a better place is what drives sustainability at IFF.”
To be considered for an index, constituents are reviewed biannually in the following areas: Human Rights, Human Resources, Corporate Governance, Business Behavior, Environment and Community Involvement. Companies included on the index have achieved the highest ratings in their categories, naming IFF a global top-scorer in corporate responsibility.
“Our inclusion in the Euronext Vigeo World 120 index underscores the compelling connection between doing good and doing good business – both are important to us,” said Rich O’Leary, Executive Vice President and CFO. “We are humbled to be in the company of so many other organizations for whom sustainability is a driver of their success and deeply value this recognition of our efforts thus far.”In addition to the recognition by Vigeo Eiris, in 2018, IFF was named to both Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies list and FTSE Russell’s FTSE4Good sustainability index. iff.com/sustain.

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Euronext Vigeo Names Xerox One of Top 50 US Tech Companies for Sustainability, Citizenship

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 22 giugno 2018

Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) has been named to the Euronext Vigeo index: U.S. 50; the 50 most advanced technology companies in the United States. The Euronext Vigeo index recognizes companies who do business in Europe for achieving the most advanced environmental, social and governance performances.Euronext is the primary stock exchange in the Eurozone, operating four national regulated securities and derivatives markets in Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, and Paris and regulated securities market, Euronext London. Vigeo is the leading European agency in corporate social responsibility ratings providing environmental, social and governance research to investors and public and private corporates.“Xerox has been a proud champion for a culture of sustainability and social responsibility for more than 100 years. It has been and remains a pillar of our corporate values – behaving responsibly as a corporate citizen,” said Michele Cahn, vice president of Global Government Affairs, Sustainability, Citizenship & Compliance for Xerox. “It is at the core of who we are as a company and this ranking further recognizes our global commitment to these practices.” Xerox annually publishes its report on corporate social responsibility sharing the company’s progress on key citizenship matters.

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