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Our commitment to sustainable development

The Group's commitment to sustainable development underpins an approach of continuous improvement, in which initiatives are continued and intensified from year to year.

JCDecaux’s Sustainable Development Strategy and annual reports are available here:

JCDecaux established a content index table in accordance with the GRI G4 core criteria approach. This index presents the concordance between GRI G4 indicators and JCDecaux’s extra-financial information. It is available in the 2020 Universal Registration Document.
JCDecaux's commitment and performance are reviewed by extra-financial rating agencies as well as by fund managers and analysts specialising in Socially Responsible Investment.

Our commitment, transparency and results recognized by extra-financial rating agencies

JCDecaux responds and actively engages with four well-known and established extra-financial rating agencies. They are experts in their fields and constantly challenge us on making further progress, and integrating more deeply sustainability into everyday business. We are proud to be part of their indexes and rankings :

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Score in 2022 : A- Score in 2022: AA Score in 2022: 3.6/5 Score in 2022: 76/100
JCDecaux has been responding to the CDP Climate Change since 2011. In 2022, the grade of the Group has slightly decreased from A to A- due to increasingly high climate requirements. Nevertheless, the Group remains at a very high level and well above most companies responding to the survey, with 74% of them scoring C or D (all companies and sectors combined).

Present in the index since 2013, JCDecaux responds each year to the MSCI. In 2022, JCDecaux is rated AA.


JCDecaux is a leader in the Media & Entertainment sector, with an overall rating of 7.3 well above the sector average of 4.7/10.


Since 2014, the Group has been included in the FTSE4Good index. The Group’s overall performance fell from 4.2/5 to 3.6/5 following a change in method raising the level of requirements for the rating of the environment theme (from 3/5 to 2/5).


This new methodology had no impact on our ratings on Social (4.3/5) and Governance (4.7/5) themes.

The Group’s performance significantly outperforms
the Media sector average (2.4/5).

The Group has been responding to the questionnaire since 2021. In 2022, JCDecaux has been awarded the Platinum medal with a score of 76/100. JCDecaux moved up to among the top 1% of the most exemplary companies.

This score was up, due to an improvement in the "Environment" and “Ethics” section compared to 2021.

This score is significantly higher than the average score for our "Advertising and Market Research" sector (43/100) and much better than the majority of companies responding to EcoVadis.