Euronext launches new index to meet financial community’s sustainable investment needs

On 22 March 2021, stock exchange Euronext announced the launch of the CAC 40® ESG index, designed to identify the 40 companies within the CAC® Large 60 Index that demonstrate the best Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. According to Euronext, the company would thereby respond to the growing demand for sustainable investment tools from investors and from the market: Thus, the CAC 40® ESG index would combine measurement of economic performance with ESG impacts, in line with the French SRI label and the UN Global Compact principles.

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