Europe

“S&P Dow Jones Indices Launches Global ESG Index Series Based on Core Regional and Country Benchmarks” – PR Newswire – May 21, 2019

In a press release published on PR Newswire on May 21, 2019 S&P Dow Jones Indices “announced the newest additions to its global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) index family. Drawing from two decades of pioneering ESG index innovation, this new set of indices provides performance profiles in line with several headline indices including the […]

“Big tech drags US down ESG rankings while EM nations rise” – Portfolio Adviser – April 23, 2019

On April 23, 2019 Portfolio Advisor reported that “(g)lobal ratings firm Morningstar recently published a ‘Sustainability Atlas’ examining and rating 46 country equity indices on ESG criteria. Morningstar researchers analysed the firm’s entire suite of global equity indexes, representing 97% of global market capitalisation for the first time incorporating the firm’s Carbon Metrics to assess […]