The ISS STOXX US Biodiversity Focus SRI indices track the performance of STOXX US companies after a set of compliance, ESG involvement screens, biodiversity screens, and overall impact on biodiversity and environmental UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) objectives are applied. Companies that are non-compliant based on the ISS ESG Norms Based Screening assessment or are involved in Controversial Weapons are not eligible for selection. Additional exclusion filters are applied, screening companies for involvement in Palm Oil, GMO Agriculture, Hazardous Pesticides, Animal Welfare, Fur Involvement, Tobacco, Adult Entertainment, Alcohol, Gambling, Thermal Coal, Unconventional Oil & Gas, Fossil Fuels, Nuclear Power, Civilian Firearms, and Military Contracting. Companies are also screened for their ESG Rating. Furthermore, only companies in the top 80% rank of Potentially Disappeared Fraction of species over Enterprise Value including Cash (PDF/EVIC) scores based on ISS ESG Biodiversity Impact Assessment Tool (BIAT) as well as the top 80% rank of biodiversity-related ISS ESG SDG Impact Rating aggregated score within each ICB Sector of the universe are selected.
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Top 10 Components
|JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Banks||US|
|Eli Lilly & Co.||Health Care||US|
|UnitedHealth Group Inc.||Health Care||US|
|Home Depot Inc.||Retail||US|
|VISA Inc. Cl A||Industrial Goods and Services||US|
|MasterCard Inc. Cl A||Industrial Goods and Services||US|
|McDonald's Corp.||Travel and Leisure||US|