Research & Insights
The FTSE Women on Boards Leadership Index Series is designed to integrate leadership in gender diversity into a broad market benchmark. These indexes increase exposure to companies based on the strength of their gender diversity leadership at the board level and how well they manage wider impacts on society.
The earth is flat... or so it was believed, until sometime after 500 B.C. Until then, explorers dared not venture too far, for fear of reaching the physical limits of the planet and... falling off. It’s easy to imagine how constrained the world must have seemed to those who held this view. Equity indexing, too, has had its own “flat earth” period, when the global opportunity set seemed to be limited to the largest stocks from a select number of large countries.
FTSE Russell, the global index and data provider, is delighted to announce that the Taiwan Bureau of Labor Funds (BLF), one of the largest public-sector funds in Asia has selected the FTSE4Good TIP Taiwan ESG Index for a significant new equity mandate. BLF has issued a five year passive mandate with an initial total size of USD $1.4 billion.
FTSE Russell, the global index provider, introduces the FTSE All-World ex Australia Net Tax (Super) Index Series which is designed to support the superannuation industry’s focus towards greater transparency and more accurate measurement of performance.