Awards & accreditations

We are proud to be a recognised pioneer in our industry, we have achieved essential sustainability accreditations and are a multi-award-winner for our energy and transport projects.

Sustainability as a Business Philosophy

  • Meridiam is a pioneer and systematic Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) approach since inception.
  • In compliance with rigorous and recognized international standards.

In November 2021, Meridiam obtained the ISO 37001 anti-corruption certification by the French Association for Standardisation (AFNOR). Meridiam processes are therefore embodying business integrity aspects that prevent, detect and deal with corruption issues.

> Learn more about Meridiam’s ISO 37001 anti-corruption certification


  • Standards consistent with those of leading development banks
  • Committed to creating positive impact within the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
    (UN SDGs) referential

Moreover, Meridiam is certified ISO 9001: 2015, Advanced Sustainability Rating by VigeoEiris (Moody’s) and applies a proprietary methodology in relation to ESG and impact based on United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Meridiam is a member of the Association des sociétés à mission and shows its commitments and achievements supporting green and sustainable finance of Paris Financial Centre as a member of the  Observatoire de la Finance Durable of Finance for Tomorrow.


Meridiam also became a signatory of the The Net Zero Asset Managers initiative  in July 2021, having committed to supporting the goal of net zero greenhouse gas (‘GHG’) emissions and to supporting investing aligned with net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner. While joining the initiative, Meridiam specifically commits to prioritise the achievement of real economy emissions reductions, take account of material portfolio Scope 3 emissions, create investment products aligned with net zero emissions and facilitate increased investment in climate solutions. Meridiam’s commitment is being undertaken at CEO level with the express agreement of our CEO and founder, Thierry Déau.

The Net Zero Asset Managers initiative was launched in December 2020 and aims to galvanise the asset management industry to commit to a goal of net zero emissions. It is managed globally by six founding partner investor networks: Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC), CDP, Ceres, Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC), Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) and Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).



In 2021, Meridiam was certified « Best Place to Work » in France, USA, Canada, Senegal, Ethiopia, Turkey, Luxemburg, Austria, Jordan and in the Middle East.

The Best Places to Work program is the flagship employer of choice program driven in partnership with Best Companies Group. BCG is a well established US company with the purpose of identifying and recognizing best employers in many countries around the world and places of employment that are leading the way in defining the employee experience of the 21st century.

The Best Places to Work accreditations are recognized as the standard in workplace engagement. Every year, the program certifies and recognizes leading workplaces in many countries around the world, focusing on leadership, HR & people policies, compensation, benefits, teamwork & relationships, employee engagement, workplace & procedures and corporate social responsibility.

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Significant prizes awarded to Meridiam in 2021 and 2022

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