全球主要指數和數據供應商FTSE Russell宣布推出FTSE4Good臺灣指數公司臺灣永續指數（「臺灣永續指數」）；該指數由FTSE Russell與臺灣證券交易所旗下全資子公司臺灣指數公司合作發展。
FTSE Russell認為，亞洲和全球資產所有人把環境、社會和治理（ESG）考量因素納入投資策略的需求日益增加。臺灣永續指數是FTSE Russell永續投資指數和數據方案之一，反映在臺灣證券交易所上市，並達到富時社會責任指數系列（FTSE4Good Index Series）的全球公認ESG納入標準之公司的績效。
FTSE Russell亞太區董事總經理白美蘭表示：「FTSE Russell與臺灣證券交易所合作超過15年，共同為臺灣市場編製全球公認的基準指數。我們很高興能夠與臺灣指數公司建立緊密的關係，並合作發展基準指數，藉以支持市場對永續投資和ESG產品日益增加的需求。FTSE Russell將繼續在永續投資與ESG數據和指數的創新發展方面擔當領跑者，積極支持客戶把ESG目標融入其投資策略中。」
臺灣指數公司董事長許璋瑤表示：「近年來國際間對永續發展議題日益重視，金管會亦積極帶領周邊單位推動相關措施，如透過公司治理中心鼓勵國內企業編撰企業社會責任報告書，以及鼓勵機構法人進行社會責任投資 (Social Responsibility Investment，SRI) 與盡職治理 (Stewardship)，在臺灣證券交易所的支持下，臺灣指數公司與FTSE Russell共同推出臺灣永續指數，將成為國內首支涵蓋環境、社會、治理投資構面的ESG指數，象徵台灣推動永續投資的里程碑」。
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