ESG & Sustainability — February 19, 2020

STOXX® USA 500 ESG-X Index

Following on from the successful derivatives launches in 2019, STOXX Ltd. (now part of Qontigo) has recently licensed the STOXX® USA 500 ESG-X Index as an underlying for listed futures on Eurex. These are the first derivatives covering the US market to include screening for thermal coal mining and coal-fired power plants. The new futures have been available since February 10, 2020, expanding the ESG derivatives product suite to a global level.

Authors

Anand Venkataraman

Head of Product Management – Index

Ladi Williams

Product Manager – Index