LONDON, Feb. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — S&P Dow Jones Indices (“S&P DJI”), the world’s main index supplier, at present introduced that it has received ESG Investing’s Greatest ESG Index Supplier Award for the second yr in a row. S&P International Scores, one other S&P International division, was additionally honored as a runner-up within the Greatest ESG Scores Supplier class.
“We’re very happy with our proficient group at S&P Dow Jones Indices for his or her tireless drive to innovate and ship a world-class suite of ESG indices and benchmarks to our shoppers globally. S&P DJI is a pioneer in ESG indexing for greater than twenty years and this Greatest ESG Index Supplier accolade displays our sturdy management in selling extra sustainable markets,” mentioned Dan Draper, Chief Govt Officer at S&P Dow Jones Indices.
ESG Investing, is a part of UK-based monetary media firm International Markets Media. Its annual awards acknowledge firms for his or her management and excellent contributions in Environmental, Social and Governance analysis, scores, funds and merchandise.
A range committee comprised of lecturers, funding professionals and environmental specialists evaluated the submissions. S&P DJI stood out from a aggressive pool of entries and was named as Greatest ESG Index Supplier, whereas additionally acknowledged for its improvement of the Paris-Aligned Local weather (PA) and Local weather Transition (CT) Indices (PACT) Indices within the Greatest Specialist ESG Index class.
“We’re honored by these recognitions, which converse to S&P International’s skill to serve the complete worth chain of our clients’ ESG wants,” mentioned Martina Cheung, International Head of ESG at S&P International. “We’ll proceed our dedication to develop ESG options that contribute to constructing a extra sturdy economic system whereas serving to our clients higher perceive their ESG dangers and alternatives.”
Earlier this yr, Asia Asset Management, additionally introduced the winners of its Better of the Greatest Awards 2021 and S&P DJI obtained the next recognitions: ETF Index Supplier of the 12 months in Asia (tenth consecutive win), Index Supplier of the 12 months in Asia (seventh consecutive win), Greatest Good Beta Technique, Index Supplier (seventh consecutive win) and ESG Index Supplier of the 12 months in Asia (new class).
S&P DJI just lately announced the launch of the S&P MidCap 400 ESG Index and the S&P SmallCap 600 ESG Index, which along with the S&P 500 ESG Index, type the S&P 1500 Composite protecting 90 % of U.S. market capitalization. These indices have been developed to assist traders and different market members measure ESG efficiency as they more and more combine sustainability greatest practices and ideas in mainstream investing.
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