Ethical Performance
May 2009

Scandinavia’s GES Investment Services and UK-based Eiris are among the first to be certified against a new European Voluntary Quality Standard (VQS) for corporate sustainability and responsible investment research.

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Helene Regnell, vice-president at GES, said her business felt VQS certification was now a must-have. “Where transparency and accountability is concerned the tables have been turned, and eyes are not only on investors and companies but also on responsible investment research providers,” she said. “The VQS is our industry equivalent of the ISO 9001 and it will add fruther credibility and strength to our line of business.”

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