|Title:||Ethibel EXCELLENCE label|
|Date of publishing:||September 20, 2011|
|Date of archiving:||October 04, 2011|
|Also available in the following languages:||Dutch, French|
Ethibel EXCELLENCE label
Ethibel EXCELLENCE is a quality mark for investment funds which exclusively invest in shares or bonds included in the Investment Register and with an A, B or C rating. These are usually companies which are above average in most domains of their industry in terms of corporate social responsibility (CSR).
The label indicates that the fund only invests in companies which perform above average within their industry in terms of corporate social responsibility (CSR). The label does not say anything about the fund’s ‘financial quality’ (expected return, risk profile, ...). This aspect is the responsibility of the fund manager.
The funds may also contain government bonds and bonds issued by international institutions. This (obviously) concerns only bonds carefully selected by Forum ETHIBEL.
Financial institutions which want to claim the label must submit an application with Forum ETHIBEL. The label will only be granted subject to strict conditions. A contract sets out all the terms and conditions. Forum ETHIBEL regularly conducts inspections to check whether the fund still meets all terms and conditions.
The label is a quality mark for financial products, not for companies. Individual companies are assigned a rating by Forum ETHIBEL following an in-depth screening and can be included in the Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register, on the condition that their rating is A or B or C.
The label is a deposited collective quality mark, registered for the Benelux under number 776476, and mark number 881953 for all countries of the European Union (i.e. Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, Sweden.
The Ethibel EXCELLENCE label was founded in 2004, as second label (after Ethibel PIONEER) to better respond to the needs of investors.
- What is an ethical investment fund?
- The Investment Register
- Ethibel PIONEER label
- The Ethibel labels are collective quality marks
- Funds on the Belgian market with the Ethibel PIONEER or Ethibel EXCELLENCE label
- Also bonds in the Investment Register
- Request our Ethibel label for your savings or investment products
- Financial institutions login
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