The STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index contains the companies that score the highest with regards to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) indicators. Each part of E, S and G has its sub-index, while ESG Leaders is a combination of all these components.
This time, Nordic Semiconductor is included in the index. This means the index consists of the following Norwegian headquartered companies: DNB Bank, Nordic Semiconductor, Norsk Hydro, Storebrand, Equinor, Yara, Schibsted and Orkla.
Following the review, the main index now comprises 410 constituents. A total of 81 stocks have been added, while 66 companies are no longer part of the index. The index now comprises 41 constituents with 270 from Europe, 79 from North America and 61 from Asia/Pacific.
Qontigo is a German financial technology company specializing in investment intelligence. It was established in 2019 after mergers between the index providers STOXX, DAX and risk analytics firm Axioma, and is a part of the Deutsche Börse Group.