Egyptian Exchange launches ESG Index

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

The Egyptian Exchange (EGX), in collaboration with The Egyptian Institute of Directors and Standard & Poor’s have launched the S&P/EGX ESG Index on 23 March 2010; the first of its kind in the Middle East and the second in the Emerging markets after India.

The index includes the 30 companies that perform well along the three parameters of environmental, social and corporate governance responsibility compared to other listed companies. The index will encourage the listed companies to enhance environmental, social and corporate governance areas.

For more information about the index methodology, please visit the link below