The index is a logical addition to the current DAX index family and combines the concepts of the DAX and the XDAX indices under a single identifier, said Hartmut Graf, Chief Executive Officer of STOXX Limited
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index was the first global sustainability index to be created, in 1999, and has since been published each year by the SAM Group, based in Zurich, in cooperation with Dow Jones Indexes and STOXX Limited
The demand for rare earth metals is increasing exponentially as they are used in a wide range of modern technology, from iPods to hybrid cars, wind turbines and batteries," said Hartmut Graf, chief executive officer, STOXX Limited
Produced by Zurich-based Sustainable Asset Management Group together with Dow Jones Indexes and STOXX Limited
, the DJSI Indexes evaluate the economic, environmental and social performance of sustainability-driven companies across 57 industry groups.
Only five other Finnish companies are included in this edition of the DJSI World listing, which was published on Thursday by Dow Jones Indexes, STOXX Limited
, and the SAM Group, the company said.
The STOXX Global ESG Leaders index was created by financial services supplier STOXX Limited
, the global index provider that is fully owned by the German stock exchange Deutsche Boerse AG.
This assessment includes the outsourced processes to STOXX Limited
, comprising the development of new and the maintenance of existing indices.
As a fully rules-based and objective index of leading German stocks, it provides market participants with the transparency and stability they require in an indexed investment, said Hartmut Graf, chief executive officer, STOXX Limited