Jantzi Social Index December 2020 Total Returns
Toronto, ON — January 13, 2020 — Sustainalytics, a leading global provider of ESG and corporate governance research, ratings and analytics, today reported that the Jantzi Social Index® (JSI) increased in value by 2.61 percent during the month of December. During the same period, the S&P/TSX Composite Index increased by 1.72 percent and the S&P/TSX 60 Index increased by 1.41 percent
|Total Returns||November||3 mths||1 yr||3 yr||5 yr||10 yr||Inception|
*Cumulative since 01/01/2000
In December 2020, the sector that made the largest positive contribution to the performance of the JSI was the Information Technology sector with 74.99 basis points. The sector that made the largest negative contribution to the performance of the index was the Communication Services sector with -16.89 basis points.
In December 2020, Shopify Inc. was the largest positive contributor to the performance of the JSI with 61.65 basis points. Royal Bank of Canada was the largest negative contributor to the performance of the index with -19.23 basis points.
|BASIS POINTS |
|Magna International Inc||26.03|
|Royal Bank of Canada||-19.23|
|Pembina Pipeline Corporation||-15.02|
Launched in 2000, the JSI is a free-float market capitalization-weighted common stock index consisting of 50 Canadian companies that pass a set of broadly based ESG rating criteria. In creating the JSI, Jantzi Research, now Sustainalytics, set out to create an index which could be used by institutional investors in benchmarking the performance of socially-screened portfolios and by financial institutions in developing investment products such as index mutual funds, exchange traded funds, index portfolios, index futures and options. The JSI’s underlying universe is the TSX Composite Index.