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Ryan Christianson

Senior Analyst, ESG and Strategy Indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices

Ryan Christianson is Senior Analyst, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and Strategy Indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). He focuses on the development and growth of new types of ESG indices in the APAC region. He is also responsible for the development of innovative strategy indices, including indices that are not standard market-cap weighted, such as factor-based, risk management, multi-asset, and other quantitative strategies.
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Jan 16, 2019

What Is the Impact of a Company’s Environmental Data on its Weight in an Index?

One of the key objectives for the recently launched S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index is to motivate companies within the baseline index, TOPIX, to increase their level of environmental disclosure. By incorporating a mechanism to adjust constituent weights by their respective environmental data, the S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index has been designed to incentivize all companies, regardless…


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