UPL Ranked No. 1 for Sustainability Performance Amongst Its Peers

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UPL Ltd. (NSE: UPL & BSE: 512070) has been ranked by Sustainalytics as the highest performing top-tier global crop protection company for overall sustainability performance in the 2021 ESG Risk Rating. With significant improvements across multiple categories, this achievement recognises the work that UPL is doing to Reimagine Sustainability within the global food system.

Sustainalytics provides environmental, social and governance (ESG) research, ratings, and data to institutional investors and companies, and produces an annual report into the sustainability performance of companies working in a range of sectors. The criteria assessed by Sustainalytics includes UPL’s successes in managing Corporate Governance, Community Relations, Business Ethics, and Carbon footprint.

UPL’s ESG risk score of 24.9 reflects the best ESG Risk amongst a peer group of global crop protection companies. UPL’s 2021 ranking, a 6% improvement on last year’s index, follows significant year-on-year advancement in the Sustainalytics company rankings.

ABOUT SUSTAINALYTICS

Sustainalytics provides environmental, social and governance (ESG) research, ratings, and data to institutional investors and companies, and produces an annual report into the sustainability performance of companies working in a range of sectors. The criteria assessed by Sustainalytics includes UPL’s successes in managing Corporate Governance, Community Relations, Business Ethics, Carbon footprint, Environmental and Social Impact of product and services, Human Capital, Resource Use, Emissions, Effluents and Waste, and Occupational Health and Safety.

ABOUT UPL

UPL is a leader in global food systems and one of the top five agricultural solutions companies worldwide. With revenue of $5 billion, UPL has a presence in over 130 countries. UPL’s access to 90 percent of the world’s food basket and its focus on high-growth regions presents a compelling value proposition for growers, distributors, suppliers and innovation partners in a consolidating market. UPL offers an integrated portfolio of both patented and post-patent agricultural solutions for various arable and specialty crops, including biological, crop protection, seed treatment and post-harvest solutions covering the entire crop value chain.