New indices pioneer passive investing with a custom and holistic ESG component by RepRisk
ZURICH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#duediligence–RepRisk, the leading ESG data science company, empowers the iSTOXX APG Real Estate CRREM-aligned Responsible Investment Index series launched today by APG Asset Management, one of the world’s largest pension investors with EUR 541 billion AUM, with its independent and AI-powered ESG risk data.
Notably, the inclusion of RepRisk data adds sustainability dimensions to the index construction beyond climate and carbon considerations, encompassing also social and governance factors. RepRisk is the sole provider of social factors for the index construction. These additional dimensions to the index significantly broaden the range of ESG factors available, enabling clients to customize indices for their individual sustainability requirements. Furthermore, RepRisk data is uniquely suited to identify and assess adverse impacts and enable compliance with the Do No Significant Harm Principle under SFDR due to its business conduct risk focus and independent research approach.