Director, ESG Index Intelligence, Index Governance, S&P Dow Jones Indices
Narottama is Director, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Index Intelligence within Index Governance at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). As an Index Committee member, Narottama is responsible for oversight and effective index governance of all existing S&P ESG Indices and ESG datasets used in indices. Narottama leads S&P DJI’s efforts relating to ESG- and sustainability-related frameworks, regulations and disclosures.
Narottama gained his expertise in sustainable finance as a Research Analyst and Senior Product & Client Development Manager at S&P Global Trucost, and as Senior ESG Index Product Manager and Research Lead within S&P DJI.Narottama holds an MSc in environmental economics and climate change from the London School of Economics and a BSc in development economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
Introducing the S&P/ASX 200® ESG Index: Mainstreaming ESG in the Australian Equities Market (Part 2)
Australian Listed Equities The Australian listed equity market has two characteristics not to be overlooked when constructing a domestic index: its relatively small number of stocks and relatively large exposures to a few specific sectors. These factors alone often mean that the application of a specific indexing methodology can produce more pronounced effects…
The S&P/ASX Australian Index Series has played a significant role in characterizing the Australian equity market performance since its inception in April 2000. Since then, the S&P/ASX 200 has served as the foundation for benchmarks and index-based investing strategies from sectors to quality, value, and momentum factor approaches. Following the launch of the…