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Euronext Vigeo UK 20

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Principles

NYSE Euronext acts as the compiler of the index. The Compiler is responsible for the day-to-day management of the index and is also responsible for decisions regarding the interpretation of these rules. NYSE Euronext acts as supervisor of the index (“Supervisor”). The Supervisor is responsible for monitoring the selection of constituents for the index and ensuring that the index offers a reliable and representative view of the market. Vigeo acts as the Constituent Agent. Vigeo is for the periodical selection and reweighting of constituents for the index.
Euronext Vigeo UK 20 is composed of the 20 highest-ranking listed british companies as evaluated by the Vigeo agency in terms of their performance in corporate responsibility.

Excluding criteria

Companies are excluded if…
…their level of commitment is insufficient with regard to their overall score or their score in one of six key areas reviewed by Vigeo.
…they are subject to serious, proved, or recurrent controversies; seriously implicated in recent allegations which remain unresolved; or, face recent condemnation to which the company fails to provide corrective measures, or adopts an attitude of denial.

Positive criteria

Vigeo analysises the performance of companies in terms of sustainability with 6 criteria:
-Community Involvement
-Corporate Governance
-Business Behavior
-Environment
-Human Rights
-Human Resources

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Vigeo

 
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