Sustainalytics Announces Changes to the Jantzi Social Index
May 10, 2021, Toronto – Sustainalytics, a Morningstar company and a globally-recognized provider of ESG research, ratings and data today announced Gibson Energy Inc. (TSX:GEI) will replace Seven Generations Energy on the Jantzi Social Index (JSI)® effective as of the opening of markets on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Seven Generations Energy was removed because the company had been delisted.
Launched in 2000, the JSI is a market capitalization-weighted common stock index consisting of 50 Canadian companies that pass a set of broad-based ESG rating criteria. In creating the JSI, Jantzi Research, now Sustainalytics, a Morningstar company, set out to create an index which could be used by institutional investors to benchmark the performance of socially-screened portfolios and by financial institutions to develop 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.
Disclaimer: Company additions to and removals from the JSI® do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.
Sustainalytics, a Morningstar Company, is a leading ESG research, ratings and data firm that supports investors around the world with the development and implementation of responsible investment strategies. For more than 25 years, the firm has been at the forefront of developing high-quality, innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of global investors. Today, Sustainalytics works with hundreds of the world’s leading asset managers and pension funds who incorporate ESG and corporate governance information and assessments into their investment processes. Sustainalytics also works with hundreds of companies and their financial intermediaries to help them consider sustainability in policies, practices, and capital projects. With 16 offices globally, Sustainalytics has more than 900 staff members, including more than 350 analysts with varied multidisciplinary expertise across more than 40 industry groups. For more information, visit www.sustainalytics.com.