Carbon Efficient Index
S&P U.S. Carbon Efficient Index | Indices
The S&P is launching a series of carbon based investment indices, the first to be offered is the S&P US Carbon Efficient Index. To learn more about this please see the article excerpt below:
Standard & Poor's has launched the first in a series of global low carbon indices to meet the growing investor demands for environmentally focused indices.
The S&P U.S. Carbon Efficient Index will measure the performance of large cap U.S. companies with relatively low carbon emissions, while seeking to closely track the return of the S&P 500.
The new Index, which is part of the Standard & Poor's global thematic index series, provides a benchmark to the market while allowing investors to create financial products that seek to gain exposure from a more environmentally efficient perspective. source