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Feb 8, 2024

The S&P 500 ESG Index Turns 5!

The S&P 500® ESG Index celebrated its fifth birthday on Jan. 28, 2024. Over the past five years, the index has become an important piece of the sustainable indexing puzzle for investors looking to leverage the strength of the S&P 500 while incorporating meaningful and measurable sustainability-focused enhancements. Traditionally, five-year celebrations are marked by gifting…

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Dec 13, 2023

Historic Deal at COP28 to Transition away from All Fossil Fuels

Clean energy has certainly been a prominent topic in 2023, especially among those at the front and center of discussions at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, which just concluded. As we are approaching the end of 2023, we wanted to review the results of the S&P Global Clean Energy Index Series…

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Dec 12, 2023

Get a Holistic Lens on Sustainability

Make more informed sustainability decisions with deeper data – our indices are powered by analytics from the world-renowned S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment.

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Dec 11, 2023

Forging the Global Energy Transition: An Index for Essential Metals

Look inside the S&P Global Essential Metals Producers Index, a pure-play index that tracks the companies helping the world forge the future of energy innovation.

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Nov 8, 2023

Material Change in a Material World

As our climate changes, so do our ways of producing and consuming energy. A global effort is underway to replace fossil fuels with renewables in our energy matrix.1 This planned energy transition’s speed, scope and scale of impact on the global economy is unparalleled in our history.2 North America’s unique position of contributing nearly 18%…

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Oct 19, 2023

Tracking the Sun with Indices

How can an index measure the companies driving the continued rise of solar power?  Take a custom look at how indexing works for solar with S&P DJI’s Michael Mell and MAC Solar Index’s Richard Asplund.

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Sep 28, 2023

Measuring the Global Clean Energy Opportunity Set

Climate change, resource scarcity and the transition to a low-carbon economy are creating robust, long-term demand for global clean energy solutions. Look inside the S&P Global Clean Energy Index, an innovative index built on robust datasets that seeks to track pure, liquid and transparent exposure to clean energy.

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Jul 26, 2023

Energy Transition Progression in H1 2023

As we kick off the second half of 2023, we wanted to review some of the key developments from the first half of the year in the clean energy space and review the results of the S&P Global Clean Energy Index Series rebalance from April. Key Developments Government Spending in Clean Energy Space Continues in…

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Jul 20, 2023

iBoxx Sovereign Debt Indexing with ESG Scores and Green Bonds

The iBoxx Sovereign Debt Indices span developed and emerging markets, including the iBoxx Global Government Index (GGI), iBoxx Eurozone, iBoxx USD Emerging Markets Sovereigns and iBoxx Global Emerging Market Index (GMEX) series. Interest in government debt has increased since last year, following the “run-to-quality” amid the 2022 markets’ rout and the shift to a higher…

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Jul 19, 2023

Follow the ESG Leaders

The S&P 500® ESG Leaders Index is constructed using securities from the S&P 500 ESG Index that meet stricter sustainability criteria, while maintaining similar overall industry group weights as the S&P 500.1 The S&P 500 ESG Leaders Index takes its underlying index up a notch by applying additional exclusionary screenings based on business activities such…

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