FTSE Arab Federation of Capital Markets Low Carbon Select Index

An overview of FTSE Arab Federation of Capital Markets Low Carbon Select Index

The FTSE AFCM Low Carbon Select Index offers an innovative benchmark for investors wishing to commit capital to companies that actively invest in and promote low carbon activities in the running of their businesses. Since the Index includes those companies as constituents that are investing to reduce energy consumption and hence contributing to lower the carbon footprint of the region, it is the best fit and goes with high interest and demand among investors. The Index utilizes the reported CO2 levels of constituents of the starting universe and the final index selection reflects the principles and the impact of CO2 levels.

The Index tracks the price and total return of selected 30 publicly traded equities in countries as defined under the starting universe.

The constituent universe includes equities traded in Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

Key Facts 

  • Geographical coverage
    Middle East
    North Africa
  • History
    From 2016
  • Data format
    User Interface
    Zip Archive
  • Delivery mechanism
  • Data frequency

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Features & Benefits

What you get with FTSE Arab Federation of Capital Markets Low Carbon Select Index

  • A low carbon ESG index for investors in MENA markets.
  • Paves way for the creation of investible ESG products in MENA markets including Equity Traded Funds.
  • Brings MENA companies together to focus on developing sound ESG values and practices that are now critical for investment decision making across global markets.

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