SAM 2012 Gold Class
Terna was included in the Gold Class of the “SAM Sustainability Yearbook 2012”, based on an a detailed analysis conducted by SAM - Sustainable Asset Management, the sustainability rating agency that conducts all the assessments for the Dow Jones indexes. On the basis of this assessment, Terna ranks among the first three electricity companies in the world for sustainability performance out of a total of 104 companies in the sector. Belonging to the Gold Class indicates a score that is within 1% of the Sector Leader’s. 

Carbon Disclosure Project
For the second consecutive year, Terna was included in the “Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index“ drafted by the Carbon Disclosure Project, the International initiative supported in 2011 by 551 investors that manage 71,000 billion dollars and aimed at guaranteeing transparency on CO2 emissions generated by companies and on programs implemented for limiting their release. In 2011, Terna ranked – among the Italian companies – second for utilities and absolute third for transparency in communication regarding its carbon footprint.

IV CSR Online Awards
In 2011, Terna ranked fifth in the research “CSR Online Awards” on web communication regarding Corporate Social Responsibility.

The research conducted by Lundquist, the Swedish financial communication company, analyzes the modalities adopted by the first 50 Italian listed companies for communicating, through their websites, the corporate social responsibility commitments and initiatives.

Ethic Award 2011
Terna won the Ethic Award 2011, in the category reserved to sustainable development projects for “The South of the World”, with the electrification of Kami, in Bolivia.

The award, promoted by the publication GDO Week of the “Il Sole 24 Ore” Group, has now reached its ninth edition and enhances sustainability initiatives in the environmental, social and cultural fields carried out by Italian retail, consumer goods, services and equipment companies. In the 2011 edition, 72 projects participated in 7 theme categories.