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  • Discover Material Insights with S&P DJI ESG Data download

    White papers 16 August 2019

    A quarter of all professionally managed assets now incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations,1 from the impact of climate change to equality and human rights. The rich history of S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) in this area began in 1999 by pioneering ESG indexing with the launch of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), which marks its 20th anniversary in 2019.

  • Understanding the ESG Consequences of Factor-Based Investing: Part 2 weblink

    White papers 15 August 2019

    In our previous blog, we looked at the S&P Factor Indices’ ESG exposures, showing that factor exposures can have an influence on ESG scores. In this blog, we’ll discuss these scores at the sector level and see how implementing an ESG or carbon reduction strategy on poorer ESG-performing factor indices can help investors gain not only factor exposure but desirable ESG exposures.

  • A Closer Look at S&P 500 ESG weblink

    White papers 9 July 2019

    Explore a new path to core with S&P DJI’s Mona Naqvi and discover how the design and data behind our…...

  • Understanding the ESG Consequences of Factor-Based Investing: Part 1 weblink

    White papers 8 July 2019

    “Sustainable investing must go mainstream. Fortunately, the momentum is growing.” – Mark Carney Mark Carney’s statement underpins the sentiment of the investment community, where environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations have entered the forefront of investors’ priorities. Whether factor indices have ESG principles integrated or not, understanding a factor’s influence on ESG characteristics, such as the benefits of quality, can be advantageous.

  • Get the Latest European Factor Returns download

    White papers 28 June 2019

    European equities continued their rally into Q2, with modest gains compared to a stellar first quarter. Most of our core European factor indices rose in the second quarter, with the S&P Europe 350 Quality being the standout. The S&P Euro High Yield Dividend Aristocrats was the best performing dividend strategy in Q2.

  • Powering ESG with Data: Meet the S&P DJI ESG weblink

    White papers 27 June 2019

    Explore how a powerful new data set is redefining the ESG toolkit.

  • Integrating ESG Values into Your Core weblink

    White papers 26 June 2019

    How can market participants improve ESG performance while retaining broad market exposure without sacrificing performance?

  • Integrating ESG Values into the Core weblink

    White papers 20 June 2019

    How can market participants improve ESG performance while retaining broad market exposure...

  • Introducing the S&P Risk Parity Indices download

    White papers 19 June 2019

    The principles behind risk parity relate to answering a deceptively straightforward question: What is diversification? Traditionally, investors have allocated their capital among multiple asset classes to achieve diversification, such as the 60/40 equity/bond blend. Such an approach leads to a disproportionate allocation of risk across asset classes, with equities taking up most of the risk allocation.

  • S&P/Drucker Institute Corporate Effectiveness Index FAQ weblink

    White papers 17 June 2019

    Frequently Asked QuestionsS&P/Drucker Institute Corporate Effectiveness Index...

  • Adding ESG Transparency to Real Estate download

    White papers 17 June 2019

    More and more investors are integrating ESG risks into their investment process. Given the large size and specialized nature of real estate assets, the investment community has demanded sophisticated tools to more accurately identify real estate companies that own more sustainable properties and integrate this information seamlessly into their investment process.

  • Why Facebook Was Dropped from the S&P 500 ESG Index weblink

    White papers 11 June 2019

    When the S&P 500 ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) Index underwent its annual rebalance after markets closed on April 30, 2019, several notable companies were removed, including Wells Fargo, Oracle, and IBM. However, the largest component to be dropped was Facebook.

  • ESG Factors Are Built on Peter Drucker’s Philosophy weblink

    White papers 4 June 2019

    Do you ever wonder where environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors—now used in more than 25% of all assets under management—come from? The short answer is: Mainly from the good-practices checklists maintained by a handful of big ratings agencies.

  • Frequently Asked Questions: S&P ESG Index Series download

    Asset Manager News 9 May 2019

    Explore how a new measure of Green REITs is bringing transparency to ESG in the Real Estate sector...

  • Accessing Green Real Estate with Indices weblink

    White papers 18 April 2019

    Explore how a new measure of Green REITs is bringing transparency to ESG in the Real Estate sector...

  • The S&P 500 ESG Index: Integrating Environmental, Social, and Governance Values into the Core weblink

    White papers 16 April 2019

    An increasing number of investors require indices that are aligned with their investment objectives and their personal or institutional values. The S&P 500 ESG Index was designed with both of these needs in mind.

  • Adding ESG Transparency to Real Estate download

    White papers 3 April 2019

    More and more investors are integrating ESG risks into their investment process. Given the large size and specialized nature of real estate assets, the investment community has demanded sophisticated tools to more accurately identify real estate companies that own more sustainable properties and integrate this information seamlessly into their investment process.

  • What Is the Impact of a Company’s Environmental Data on its Weight in an Index? weblink

    White papers 16 January 2019

    One of the key objectives for the recently launched S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index is to motivate companies within the baseline index, TOPIX, to increase their level of environmental disclosure. By incorporating a mechanism to adjust constituent weights by their respective environmental data, the S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index has been designed to incentivize all companies, regardless of their GICS® industry group, to decrease their carbon emissions relative to their peers and ...

  • Momentum for a Low-Carbon Economy – A Postcard From Poland weblink

    White papers 11 December 2018

    It is now three years since the historic events at the UN Climate Conference in Paris in December 2015. At that event, with much relief and emotion, the countries of the world came together to agree that global emissions should be limited. We would collectively seek to contain the temperature rise to within 2 degrees Celsius from pre-industrial levels—thereby hopefully avoiding the worst implications of catastrophic climate change.

  • Capturing and Evaluating Intentionality in Funds weblink

    White papers 3 December 2018

    One of the most salient themes in this year’s 29th Annual SRI Conference was intentionality. The topic of intentionality has jumped to prominence in ESG discussions—particularly in regard to ESG ratings for mutual funds—and understanding what it means is important for ESG market participants.

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