Daniel Perrone

Director and Head of Operations, ESG Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices

Daniel Perrone is Director and Head of Operations, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). Daniel is responsible for the operation, design, and methodology of S&P DJI’s ESG indices globally.

Prior to his current position, Daniel served as the team leader for the Global Strategy & Thematic Indices team in S&P DJI's Index Maintenance & Production Group (IMPG), overseeing the day-to-day production of thousands of S&P DJI’s indices globally. Daniel has over 11 years of experience in an operations role at S&P DJI.

Daniel holds a bachelor's degree in statistics from Rutgers University. He is also pursuing an MBA from Rutgers University, with emphases on strategy and leadership.

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Wirecard’s Chronically Low ESG Scores Reflected Governance Challenges

On June 25, 2020, the German digital payment company Wirecard AG filed for insolvency following reports that over USD 2 billion in cash assets went missing. Wirecard’s stock has gone down 90% since the initial announcement, and the company’s lenders now face deep losses. While the S&P ESG Index Series does not include Wirecard, the Read more […]

The New Purpose of a Corporation; or, What We’ve Known All Along

Late last summer, nearly 200 chief executives (S&P Global’s own CEO, Doug Peterson, included) put their signatures on a new statement of the purpose of a corporation,[1] one focused not only on shareholder value, but on value for all key stakeholders. The declaration emphasizes people—employees, customers, and communities—in which employers know they must invest to Read more […]