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UBM added to the VÖNIX sustainability index as of Monday

(Vienna) On Monday, 20 June 2022, the new composition of the VBV Austrian Sustainability Index (VÖNIX) will take effect. UBM Development AG will be newly included in the Austrian sustainability benchmark. Consequently, 20 Austrian listed companies will be included in the VÖNIX in the future, announce rfu, VBV-Vorsorgekasse and the Vienna Stock Exchange after the annual review in accordance with the index rules. rfu assesses corporate sustainability on the basis of a model with ecological and social exclusion as well as positive criteria.

The 20 VÖNIX members 2022/2023 are:

AGRANA BETEILIGUNGS-AGPALFINGER AG
AMAG AUSTRIA METALL AGRAIFFEISEN BANK INTERNATIONAL AG
AT & S AUSTRIA TECH. & SYSTEMTECH.ROSENBAUER INTERNATIONAL AG
BKS BANK AGTELEKOM AUSTRIA AG
BURGENLAND HOLDING AGUBM DEVELOPMENT AG
CA IMMOBILIEN ANLAGEN AGUNIQA INSURANCE GROUP AG
ERSTE GROUP BANK AGVERBUND AG
EVN AGVIENNA INSURANCE GROUP AG
KAPSCH TRAFFICCOM AGWIENERBERGER AG
LENZING AGZUMTOBEL GROUP AG

"UBM Development AG has continuously improved since its initial rating in 2018. Today, the company is a high-profile developer of green real estate in the residential, office and hotel segments," says Reinhard Friesenbichler, Managing Director of rfu, the company responsible for the sustainability rating, explaining the inclusion in the index.

Transformation to a CO2-neutral future succeeds with the help of the capital market

"Sustainability is more important today than ever before. This is impressively demonstrated by the companies included in the VÖNIX. As a sustainability pioneer, we at VBV-Vorsorgekasse are particularly pleased about every company that is included in the VÖNIX. These companies show how the transformation into a CO2-neutral future can succeed with the help of the capital market," says Andreas Zakostelsky, Chairman of the Advisory Board of VÖNIX and CEO of VBV-Vorsorgekasse.

About VÖNIX

The VBV Austrian Sustainability Index (VÖNIX) is a price index weighted by free float capitalization. The base universe comprises stocks listed on the prime or standard market of the Vienna Stock Exchange with sufficient free float and trading volume. Well-known players in the Austrian capital market enable ongoing index management and sustainability research through their expertise and contributions. These partners are VBV-Vorsorgekasse, Raiffeisen Nachhaltigkeits-Initiative and Security KAG. rfu is responsible for sustainability analysis and Wiener Börse for index management, ongoing calculation and publication. Further information on the VÖNIX can also be found at voenix.at.

 

For further information, please contact:

 

 

Julia Resch

Julia Resch

Head of Corporate Communications & Marketing, Spokesperson

julia.resch(a)wienerboerse.at
+43 1 531 65-186

 

 

 

Laura Marchler

Laura Marchler

Corporate Communications

laura.marchler(a)wienerboerse.at
+43 1 531 65-153

 

Contact:

Catherine Cziharz, rfu
cziharz(a)rfu.at
T +43 (0) 1 796 99 99 - 1

Rudolf Greinix, VBV - Betriebliche Altersvorsorge AG
+43 664 8517906
r.greinix(a)vbv.at

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Price Information

UBM DEVELOPMENT AG
VBV-Österreichischer Nachhaltigkeitsindex in EUR
AGRANA BETEILIGUNGS-AG
AMAG AUSTRIA METALL AG
AT&S AUSTRIA TECH.&SYSTEMTECH.
BKS BANK AG
BURGENLAND HOLDING AG
CA IMMOBILIEN ANLAGEN AG
ERSTE GROUP BANK AG
EVN AG
KAPSCH TRAFFICCOM AG
LENZING AG
PALFINGER AG
RAIFFEISEN BANK INTERNAT. AG
ROSENBAUER INTERNATIONAL AG
TELEKOM AUSTRIA AG
UNIQA INSURANCE GROUP AG
VERBUND AG KAT. A
VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP AG
WIENERBERGER AG
ZUMTOBEL GROUP AG