ESG index ratings

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Indices

Track the performance of companies with superior ESG index ratings for environmental, social and governance practices.

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Overview

Our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Indices help you mitigate and assess the risk of companies against ESG factors, and help socially responsible investors to navigate around ESG risks.

Thomson Reuters Corporate Responsibility Indices

Developed jointly with S-Network Global Indexes, and leveraging the Thomson Reuters Asset4 database, our corporate responsibility indices offer an objective and transparent, rules-based benchmarking solution for measuring ESG performance.

These indices mirror the performance of major global benchmarks via companies that have substantially higher than average ESG ratings.

Thomson Reuters / Future Super Australia fossil free indices

We have developed two indices of Australian companies in collaboration with Future Super, Australia's first fossil-free pension fund. Both Indices are based on the Thomson Reuters Australia index.

The Thomson Reuters/Future Super Australia fossil free index has a strict exclusion policy for companies directly or indirectly involved in fossil fuels, or which provide finance to the fossil fuel sector.

Benefits

Individual ESG pillars or composite - Allows investors with specific CSR requirements or mandates to more accurately benchmark their portfolios.

Based on "dynamic" ratings featuring 150 key indicators of ESG performance - Company ratings are easy to understand and their importance varies depending on the industry, country and regional focus of a company's operations.

Top ESG rated companies - Results in a more diversified, less volatile benchmark, which mirrors the performance of major global indices whilst ensuring investors that all constituents have better than average ESG practises.

Real-time or end-of-day - Can be tracked by listed investment products such as Exchange Traded Funds, as well as for benchmarking purposes.

Download ratings - Allows investment managers, advisors, students and the media an affordable way to rate the ESG performance of a portfolio of stocks.

Environmental, social and governance Indices

ESG indexes, for socially responsible investors

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