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Derivatives Contracts whose value is based on the performance of an underlying financial asset, index or other investment,

used to hedge or profit from future changes in the value of the underlying.

Dilution Impact on the rights attached to a share of the issue of securities (in connection with a capital increase, a merger,

a stock-for-stock tender offer or the exercise of rights), assuming that there is no change in the total income of the

issuer.

Dividend Portion of net profit that the Annual General Meeting decides to distribute to shareholders. The amount of the dividend

is recommended by the Board of Directors. It represents the revenue on the share and the amount can vary from one

year to the next depending on the company's results and policy.

Enhanced Analytics Initiative The EAI is a joint international initiative among financial institutions aimed at encouraging traditional investment

analysis to take extra-financial and extra-accounting criteria into account.

EONIA Euro OverNight Index Average.

EpE Entreprises pour

l’Environnement (Companies

for the Environment)

Created in 1992, EpE is a French association of some 40 major corporations that want to better incorporate environmental

considerations in their strategic decisions and day-to-day management in line with the goals of sustainable

development. The purpose of the association is to develop effective approaches to environmental problems,

enlist companies’ support, express their point of view on these issues and enhance their skills and dynamism in

the area of sustainable development.

Equator principles The Equator principles are a group of optional guidelines drawn up in 2003 to help financial institutions to better

assess, reduce, document and monitor the potential social and environmental problems related to project

financing.

ERU Emission Reduction Units.

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