Vigeo Eiris

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The Scientific Council, guarantor of our methodologies

The Scientific Council ensures Vigeo Eiris’ independence and professional excellence. Composed of independent members, the council oversees the quality of our methods and our products, and reviews the conclusions from academic research conducted using our database.

Vigeo Eiris’ Scientific Council consists of 4 independent members and meets twice a year. It is responsible for the following objectives:

  • Examining the methodology principles and rules applied to our products before they are launched,
  • Ensuring the scientific monitoring of the rating activity, including compliance with the application of methodology,
  • Providing an opinion in case of a dispute between a rated company and Vigeo Eiris (concerning the method used).

  • Aldo Cardoso
    President, Lecturer at IEP Paris, author of the Liberal Anarchy, and director of several companies
  • Professor Andrew C. Wicks
    Director of the Olsson Center for Applied Ethics, Director of the PhD program and Advisor for the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics
  • Professor Craig Smith
    Professor of Ethics and Society Responsibility at the INSEAD
  • PROFESSOR LUC VAN LIEDEKERKE
    Professor in Business Ethics at the Leuven, Antwerp, and Tilburg universities, Director of the University’s Centre for Economics and Ethics at Leuven