Ratings and Rankings

ESG factors are becoming increasingly important in investment decisions. The market for sustainable investments continues to record strong growth. The interest of our shareholders, financial analysts, and ESG rating agencies reflects this.

Our ESG rating strategy is an important tool that helps us to maintain continuous quality assurance, monitor the market, and identify best practices and optimisation potential. We regularly evaluate the relevance and importance of different ratings. In particular, the performance of Heidelberg Materials in the topic areas of climate, water, and sustainable product solutions was assessed positively in several ratings in 2023.


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In the CDP sustainability rating, Heidelberg Materials received the top score A for Climate Change and an A– for Water Security in 2023.

To the CDP website



In March 2020, our share was added to the newly launched index DAX 50 ESG.


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We are a member of the FTSE4Good index family.

To the FTSE4Good website

ISS ESG Corporate Rating

Corporate ESG Performance

In the ISS ESG Corporate Rating, Heidelberg Materials has a score of C+ and is thus authorised to use the ISS ESG Prime Label.

To the ISS website

Moody’s ESG Solutions

In the rating by Vigeo Eiris, Moody’s ESG rating unit, Heidelberg Materials received an overall score of 63 in October 2021, placing it among the three best-rated out of 25 companies in the building materials sector.

To the Moody’s ESG Solutions website



In 2022, Heidelberg Materials was again graded AA in the MSCI ESG Ratings.

To the MSCI website

S & P Global

S&P Global

Heidelberg Materials regularly takes part in the S & P Corporate Sustainability Assessment, achieving a score of 78 in 2022, five points more than in the previous year.

To the S & P Global website


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In Sustainalytics’ ESG Risk Rating, Heidelberg Materials achieved a 27.7 score in November 2022, placing it in the medium risk category.

To the Sustainalytics website