Assessing companies' ESG

LGIM has quantitatively assessed companies across the world on their environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) credentials.  To be fully transparent, we have published the outcome of our assessment below.  The scores will be updated on a bi-annual basis.

LGIM has scored around 350 of the largest UK companies according to their levels of gender diversity. The LGIM Gender Diversity Score takes into account the percentage of women on a company’s board, in the executive team, in senior management and in the overall workforce.

Gender Diversity Scores
Company name LGIM’s Gender Diversity Score
3I GROUP PLC 44
3I INFRASTRUCTURE PLC 28
888 HOLDINGS PLC 21
AA PLC 35
ABERFORTH SMALLER COMPANIES TRUST PLC 75
ADMIRAL GROUP PLC 46
AG BARR PLC 35
AGGREKO PLC 52
ALLIANCE TRUST PLC 69
ANGLO AMERICAN PLC 32
ANTOFAGASTA PLC 20
ASCENTIAL PLC 100
ASHMORE GROUP PLC 19
ASHTEAD GROUP PLC 16
ASSOCIATED BRITISH FOODS PLC 40
ASSURA PLC 72
ASTRAZENECA PLC 77
AUTO TRADER GROUP PLC 74
AVEVA GROUP PLC 39
AVIVA PLC 42
B&M EUROPEAN VALUE RETAIL SA 38
BABCOCK INTERNATIONAL GROUP PLC 18
BAE SYSTEMS PLC 26
BAILLIE GIFFORD JAPAN TRUST PLC/THE 28
BAKKAVOR GROUP PLC 32
BALFOUR BEATTY PLC 19
BANK OF GEORGIA GROUP PLC 50
BANKERS INVESTMENT TRUST PLC/THE 17
BARCLAYS PLC 40
BARRATT DEVELOPMENTS PLC 54
BBA AVIATION PLC 26
BCA MARKETPLACE PLC 52
BEAZLEY PLC 37
BELLWAY PLC 23
BERKELEY GROUP HOLDINGS PLC 39
BHP GROUP PLC 56
BIG YELLOW GROUP PLC 60
BLACKROCK SMALLER COS TRUST PLC 75
BMO GLOBAL SMALLER COMPANIES PLC/FUND 100
BODYCOTE PLC 42
BOVIS HOMES GROUP PLC 30
BP PLC 34
BREWIN DOLPHIN HOLDINGS PLC 87
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC 39
BRITISH EMPIRE TRUST PLC 75
BRITISH LAND CO PLC/THE 60
BRITVIC PLC 38
BT GROUP PLC 41
BTG PLC 61
BUNZL PLC 30
BURBERRY GROUP PLC 84
CAIRN ENERGY PLC 35
CALEDONIA INVESTMENTS PLC 28
CAPITA PLC 39
CAPITAL & COUNTIES PROPERTIES PLC 52
CARD FACTORY PLC 63
CARNIVAL PLC 36
CENTAMIN PLC 16
CENTRICA PLC 38
CHARTER COURT FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP P 21
CINEWORLD GROUP PLC 49
CITY OF LONDON INVESTMENT TRUST PLC/THE 17
CLARKSON PLC 19
CLOSE BROTHERS GROUP PLC 55
CLS HOLDINGS PLC 29
COATS GROUP PLC 36
COBHAM PLC 42
COCA-COLA HBC AG 47
COMPASS GROUP PLC 45
COMPUTACENTER PLC 24
CONVATEC GROUP PLC 42
COUNTRYSIDE PROPERTIES PLC 46
CRANSWICK PLC 27
CREST NICHOLSON HOLDINGS PLC 35
CRH PLC 26
CRODA INTERNATIONAL PLC 27
CYBG PLC 64
DAEJAN HOLDINGS PLC 0
DAIRY CREST GROUP PLC 30
DCC PLC 34
DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS PLC 44
DERWENT LONDON PLC 46
DIAGEO PLC 75
DIPLOMA PLC 26
DIRECT LINE INSURANCE GROUP PLC 47
DIXONS CARPHONE PLC 43
DOMINO'S PIZZA GROUP PLC 48
DRAX GROUP PLC 38
DS SMITH PLC 22
DUNELM GROUP PLC 71
EASYJET PLC 59
EDINBURGH DRAGON TRUST PLC 33
EDINBURGH INVESTMENT TRUST PLC/THE 33
EI GROUP PLC 59
ELECTROCOMPONENTS PLC 39
ELEMENTIS PLC 34
ENERGEAN OIL & GAS PLC 18
ENTERTAINMENT ONE LTD 49
EQUINITI GROUP PLC 48
ESSENTRA PLC 30
ESURE GROUP PLC 68
EUROMONEY INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR PLC 23
EVRAZ PLC 27
EXPERIAN PLC 36
F&C COMMERCIAL PROPERTY TRUST LTD 28
F&C INVESTMENT TRUST PLC 69
FDM GROUP HOLDINGS PLC 54
FERGUSON PLC 44
FERREXPO PLC 15
FIDELITY CHINA SPECIAL SITUATIONS PLC 75
FIDELITY EUROPEAN VALUES PLC 58
FIDELITY SPECIAL VALUES PLC 75
FINSBURY GROWTH & INCOME TRUST PLC/FUND 58
FIRSTGROUP PLC 48
FRESNILLO PLC 9
G4S PLC 40
GALLIFORD TRY PLC 22
GAMES WORKSHOP GROUP PLC 56
GCP INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS LTD 28
GENESIS EMERGING MARKETS FUND LTD 58
GENUS PLC 32
GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC 75
GLENCORE PLC 17
GO-AHEAD GROUP PLC/THE 34
GRAFTON GROUP PLC 12
GRAINGER PLC 69
GREAT PORTLAND ESTATES PLC 52
GREENCOAT UK WIND PLC/FUNDS 17
GREENCORE GROUP PLC 59
GREENE KING PLC 47
GREGGS PLC 63
GVC HOLDINGS PLC 12
HALFORDS GROUP PLC 35
HALMA PLC 56
HAMMERSON PLC 42
HARBOURVEST GLOBAL PRIVATE EQUITY LTD 31
HARGREAVES LANSDOWN PLC 51
HASTINGS GROUP HOLDINGS PLC 35
HAYS PLC 40
HIKMA PHARMACEUTICALS PLC 37
HILL & SMITH HOLDINGS PLC 14
HILTON FOOD GROUP PLC 23
HISCOX LTD 32
HOCHSCHILD MINING PLC 9
HOMESERVE PLC 47
HOWDEN JOINERY GROUP PLC 34
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC 43
HUNTING PLC 15
IBSTOCK PLC 24
IG GROUP HOLDINGS PLC 39
IMI PLC 27
IMPERIAL BRANDS PLC 43
INCHCAPE PLC 33
INDIVIOR PLC 48
INFORMA PLC 51
INMARSAT PLC 31
INTEGRAFIN HOLDINGS PLC 31
INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP PLC 61
INTERMEDIATE CAPITAL GROUP PLC 26
INTERNATIONAL CONSOLIDATED AIRLINES GROU 45
INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC PARTNERSHIPS LTD 48
INTERTEK GROUP PLC 43
INTU PROPERTIES PLC 50
INVESTEC PLC 40
IP GROUP PLC 42
ITV PLC 57
IWG PLC 35
J D WETHERSPOON PLC 58
J SAINSBURY PLC 45
JAMES FISHER & SONS PLC 18
JARDINE LLOYD THOMPSON GROUP PLC 30
JD SPORTS FASHION PLC 30
JOHN LAING GROUP PLC 40
JOHN WOOD GROUP PLC 47
JOHNSON MATTHEY PLC 44
JPMORGAN AMERICAN INVESTMENT TRUST PLC 67
JPMORGAN EMERGING MARKETS INVESTMENT TRU 33
JPMORGAN INDIAN INVESTMENT TRUST PLC 75
JUPITER EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES TRUST PLC 33
JUPITER FUND MANAGEMENT PLC 55
JUST EAT PLC 27
JUST GROUP PLC 6
KAZ MINERALS PLC 37
KELLER GROUP PLC 24
KIER GROUP PLC 18
KINGFISHER PLC 78
LANCASHIRE HOLDINGS LTD 51
LAND SECURITIES GROUP PLC 69
LEGAL & GENERAL GROUP PLC 56
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC 55
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC 50
LONDONMETRIC PROPERTY PLC 42
MAN GROUP PLC 34
MARKS & SPENCER GROUP PLC 80
MARSHALLS PLC 36
MEDICLINIC INTERNATIONAL PLC 45
MEGGITT PLC 30
MELROSE INDUSTRIES PLC 18
MERCANTILE INVESTMENT TRUST PLC 28
MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS PLC 72
METRO BANK PLC 59
MICRO FOCUS INTERNATIONAL PLC 34
MILLENNIUM & COPTHORNE HOTELS PLC 34
MITCHELLS & BUTLERS PLC 36
MONDI PLC 34
MONEYSUPERMARKET.COM GROUP PLC 35
MONKS INVESTMENT TRUST PLC/THE 24
MORGAN ADVANCED MATERIALS PLC 54
MURRAY INTERNATIONAL TRUST PLC 58
NATIONAL EXPRESS GROUP PLC 28
NATIONAL GRID PLC 51
NB GLOBAL FLOATING RATE INCOME FUND LTD 42
NEWRIVER REIT PLC 38
NEX GROUP LTD 34
NEXT PLC 94
NMC HEALTH PLC 35
OCADO GROUP PLC 33
ON THE BEACH GROUP PLC 42
ONESAVINGS BANK PLC 45
PADDY POWER BETFAIR PLC 33
PAGEGROUP PLC 54
PANTHEON INTERNATIONAL PLC/THE FUND 24
PARAGON BANKING GROUP PLC 49
PEARSON PLC 62
PENNON GROUP PLC 46
PERPETUAL INCOME AND GROWTH INVESTMENT T 28
PERSHING SQUARE HOLDINGS LTD/FUND 67
PERSIMMON PLC 33
PERSONAL ASSETS TRUST PLC/FUND 12
PETROFAC LTD 16
PHOENIX GROUP HOLDINGS PLC 43
PLAYTECH PLC 21
PLUS500 LTD 24
POLAR CAPITAL TECHNOLOGY TRUST PLC 74
POLYMETAL INTERNATIONAL PLC 32
POLYPIPE GROUP PLC 34
PREMIER OIL PLC 21
PRIMARY HEALTH PROPERTIES PLC 10
PROVIDENT FINANCIAL PLC 30
PRUDENTIAL PLC 33
PZ CUSSONS PLC 43
QINETIQ GROUP PLC 22
RANDGOLD RESOURCES LTD 39
RANK GROUP PLC 40
RATHBONE BROTHERS PLC 35
RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC 36
REDROW PLC 58
RELX PLC 64
RENEWABLES INFRASTRUCTURE GROUP LTD/THE 100
RENISHAW PLC 16
RENTOKIL INITIAL PLC 44
RHI MAGNESITA NV 15
RIGHTMOVE PLC 74
RIO TINTO PLC 35
RIT CAPITAL PARTNERS PLC/FUND 31
RIVERSTONE ENERGY LTD 21
ROLLS-ROYCE HOLDINGS PLC 38
ROTORK PLC 35
ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC 58
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC 48
ROYAL MAIL PLC 49
RPC GROUP PLC 28
RSA INSURANCE GROUP PLC 47
SAFESTORE HOLDINGS PLC 45
SAGA PLC 47
SAGE GROUP PLC/THE 57
SANNE GROUP PLC 22
SAVILLS PLC 23
SCHRODER ASIAPACIFIC FUND PLC 33
SCHRODERS PLC 49
SCOTTISH INVESTMENT TRUST PLC 31
SCOTTISH MORTGAGE INVESTMENT TRUST PLC 75
SEGRO PLC 45
SENIOR PLC 47
SEQUOIA ECONOMIC INFRASTRUCTURE INCOME F 42
SERCO GROUP PLC 36
SEVERN TRENT PLC 78
SHAFTESBURY PLC 75
SHIRE PLC 57
SIG PLC 24
SIRIUS MINERALS PLC 41
SKY LTD 45
SMITH & NEPHEW PLC 43
SMITHS GROUP PLC 45
SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC 22
SOFTCAT PLC 21
SOPHOS GROUP PLC 55
SPECTRIS PLC 35
SPIRAX-SARCO ENGINEERING PLC 24
SPIRE HEALTHCARE GROUP PLC 42
SPIRENT COMMUNICATIONS PLC 33
SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC 24
SSE PLC 41
SSP GROUP PLC 58
ST JAMES'S PLACE PLC 41
ST MODWEN PROPERTIES PLC 39
STAGECOACH GROUP PLC 26
STANDARD CHARTERED PLC 64
STANDARD LIFE ABERDEEN PLC 43
STOBART GROUP LTD 16
SUPERDRY PLC 40
SYNCONA LTD 43
SYNTHOMER PLC 14
TALKTALK TELECOM GROUP PLC 49
TATE & LYLE PLC 44
TAYLOR WIMPEY PLC 47
TBC BANK GROUP PLC 33
TED BAKER PLC 54
TELECOM PLUS PLC 28
TEMPLE BAR INVESTMENT TRUST PLC 21
TEMPLETON EMERGING MARKETS INVESTMENT TR 28
TESCO PLC 54
THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC 61
TI FLUID SYSTEMS PLC 12
TP ICAP PLC 25
TR PROPERTY INVESTMENT TRUST PLC - ORDIN 38
TRAVIS PERKINS PLC 42
TRITAX BIG BOX REIT PLC 33
TUI AG 55
TULLOW OIL PLC 21
UDG HEALTHCARE PLC 65
UK COMMERCIAL PROPERTY REIT LTD 33
ULTRA ELECTRONICS HOLDINGS PLC 27
UNILEVER PLC 69
UNITE GROUP PLC/THE 37
UNITED UTILITIES GROUP PLC 29
VESUVIUS PLC 20
VICTREX PLC 29
VINACAPITAL VIETNAM OPPORTUNITY FUND LTD 33
VIRGIN MONEY HOLDINGS UK PLC 72
VODAFONE GROUP PLC 48
WEIR GROUP PLC/THE 37
WH SMITH PLC 52
WHITBREAD PLC 64
WILLIAM HILL PLC 50
WITAN INVESTMENT TRUST PLC 30
WIZZ AIR HOLDINGS PLC 22
WM MORRISON SUPERMARKETS PLC 42
WORKSPACE GROUP PLC 49
WORLDWIDE HEALTHCARE TRUST PLC/FUND 33
WPP PLC 68

LGIM has scored around 2000 of the largest companies globally according to their management and oversight of ESG.  The scoring system is based on LGIM’s voting and engagement policy.  More information on LGIM’s expectations for companies can be found on the Policies and Voting Disclosure page.

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