FTSE Bows Carbon Indexes

Index provider FTSE last week launched a new series of indexes to incorporate the impact of climate change and companies' carbon footprints on investment returns.

The FTSE CDP Carbon Strategy Index Series was jointly developed with the Carbon Disclosure Project, a non-profit database of corporate climate change information, and ENDS Carbon, a provider of carbon performance ratings and benchmarks for companies' carbon footprints, and will comprise an all-share index and the FTSE CDP Carbon Strate

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