Who we are

Founded in 2004, EthiFinance is a European leader in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rating of small and medium-sized enterprises, listed or unlisted. We also carry out extra-financial research and consulting to assist investors and companies in their management of Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) risks and opportunities.

The agency is organised around two poles :

  • Investor services help investors to integrate ESG considerations in their asset management processes.
  • CSR Consulting services assist public and private organisations in the assessment, definition and implementation of their CSR strategy.

Why choose EthiFinance ?

  • A pragmatic and operational approach
  • Tailor-made services
  • Rigorous project management
  • Recognized expertise and methodology : quality certification (ARISTA), granted in 2009 and renewed in 2011 and 2015
  • Experienced and dedicated consultants
  • A cooperative society

Our values

Commitment, Integrity, Sharing

EthiFinance was founded over 10 years ago with one goal: to give meaning to the economy following the principles of sustainable development. We pursue this objective by respecting three core values:

  • An unwavering commitment to CSR
  • Integrity through transparency, thoroughness and complete independence
  • Pooling our knowledge and resources with clients and employees

Our people

The team

Our team consists of a dozen experienced, highly trained and knowledgeable consultants and associate experts :

  •  Anne Chanon, Director of Corporate Services
  • Jean-Marc Clamy Director of Investor Services
  • Pierre-Yves Le Stradic, Gaïa-Index Director
  • Amélie Rudowski, Executive Assistant
  • Sébastien Marquet, Consultant
  • Fleur Masterman, Consultant
  • Jean-Baptiste Fourmi, Consultant
  • Sophie Grenier, Consultant business Development Europe
  • Vincent Hochart
  • Magali Passerotti

Emmanuel de La Ville – Managing Director

emmanuel-de-la-villeA graduate from ISC Paris Business School, Emmanuel is founder and CEO of EthiFinance since 2004. He advises investors in the definition of their policy for Social Responsible Investments and in the evaluation of their portfolio on ESG issues. He also assists executive managers in implementing ESG considerations into their Business strategies and operations. As an operational manager, he worked for 15 years in developing and managing banking services in Europe, especially in companies credit, project financing and risks control sectors.

Contact : emmanuel.delaville@ethifinance.com


ESG Rating


EthiFinance follows a tailor-made approach to ESG rating:

  • Company ratings at the client’s request
  • Selection of rating criteria and weighting options in accordance with the client’s SRI strategy
  • We are the only agency to offer site audits in its ESG rating Service
  • In-depth analysis of key ESG issues specific to the Company and its sector

SRI Strategy

EthiFinance assists clients throughout the implementation of their SRI strategy:

  • Design of an SRI policy and methodology
  • SRI reporting
  • Carbon footprint reporting
  • Shareholder engagement
  • Awareness and training sessions
  • Impact assessment

Specifically for Private Equity firms and in addition to the above-mentioned services, EthiFinance performs ESG due diligence and provides support in the implementation of CSR policies.

CSR Consulting

CSR Rating

EthiFinance analyses clients’ CSR policies and practices on request:

  • CSR assessment of company, subsidiaries and/or suppliers
  • CSR assessment against the ISO 26000 standard
  • Assessment of extra-financial reporting and communication
  • Benchmarking by sector (at national, European or international level)

CSR Strategy

EthiFinance assists clients throughout the implementation of their CSR strategy:

  • Design of a CSR policy
  • Definition of a CSR action plan
  • Creation of tools, e.g. CSR KPIs, CSR roadmap, ethical charter, Supplier code of conduct, etc.
  • Awareness and training sessions
  • Support in extra-financial communication (CSR reporting, sustainability reports)