FTSE Environmental Markets Index Series

FTSE Group has launched the FTSE Environmental Markets Index Series in collaboration with the environmental technology specialist, Impax Asset Management, to provide two new environmental index solutions: the FTSE Environmental Technology Index Series and the FTSE Environmental Opportunities Index Series.

Developed under the direction of the independent FTSE Environmental Markets Advisory Committee, the indices further enhance FTSE's suite of ESG indices and provide investors with an increasing set of robust tools.

The family includes:

FTSE Environmental Technology Index Series

Measuring the performance of companies globally whose core business is in the development and deployment of environmental technologies, including renewable & alternative energy, energy efficiency, water technology and waste & pollution control. Forming part of the overall FTSE Environmental Markets Index Series, the FTSE Environmental Technology Index Series requires companies to have at least 50% of their business derived from environmental markets and technologies (as opposed to at least 20% for the FTSE Environmental Opportunities Index Series).

FTSE Environmental Opportunities Index Series

The FTSE Environmental Opportunities Index Series measures the performance of global companies that have significant involvement in environmental business activities, including renewable & alternative energy, energy efficiency, water technology and waste & pollution control. Forming part of the overall FTSE Environmental Markets Index Series, the FTSE Environmental Opportunities Index Series requires companies to have at least 20% of their business derived from environmental markets and technologies (as opposed to at least 50% for the FTSE Environmental Technology Index Series).

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