BSE Ltd launched ‘BSE-Greenex’, the first environmentally-friendly equity index, which will enable investors take more informed decisions in the green theme of India. Inaugurated by the Corporate Affairs Minister, Mr Veerappa Moily on 22 Feb 2012. The BSE in association with gTrade (supported by GIZ promoted by Germany, Observer Research Foundation and IIM Ahmedabad) has constructed BSE-Greenex, designed specifically to promote green investing, with emphasis on financial performance and long-term viability of companies. It is based upon purely quantitative and objective performance signals to assess carbon performance. BSE-Greenex includes top 20 companies based on Green House Gas Numbers, Free Float Market capitalisation and turnover.
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