The iSTOXX APG World Responsible Low-Carbon SDI Index is designed to achieve a target level of SDI score and carbon reduction while minimizing tracking error to the parent index - the iSTOXX World A Index and satisfying style factor, sector, country and liquidity constraints. In addition, APG proprietary ESG exclusions and non-ESG-Leader exclusion screens are applied to the selection universe.
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Turning negative into a positive: SDI AOP platform expands dataset to include information on companies’ products and services that are inconsistent with achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The Sustainable Development Investments Asset Owner Platform (SDI AOP) helps investors assess companies’ contributions to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. With the latest enhancement to its dataset, investors can also imbed information around products and services that have a negative impact.
APG, BlackRock and the SDI AOP: Ways to align portfolios with the UN SDGs
Aligning portfolios with the UN Sustainable Development Goals is a fast-growing segment of responsible investing (RI), one with a different profile and outcome to ESG or climate considerations. A recent webinar explored how investors can employ the SDGs for portfolio management, index construction, reporting and more, using the Sustainable Development Investments Asset Owner Platform (SDI AOP).