Sustainalytics Announces Changes to the Jantzi Social Index
March 17, 2022, Toronto – Morningstar Sustainalytics, a leading global provider of ESG research, ratings, and data, today announced the following changes to the Jantzi Social Index (JSI) that will take effect at the open of trading on March 21, 2022.
Franco-Nevada Corp and Parex Resources Inc will be added to the JSI, replacing IAMGOLD Corp and ARC Resources Ltd.*
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 Morningstar Sustainalytics, 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.
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About Morningstar Sustainalytics
Morningstar Sustainalytics 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 30 years, the firm has been at the forefront of developing high-quality, innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of global investors. Today, Morningstar 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. The firm also works with hundreds of companies and their financial intermediaries to help them consider sustainability in policies, practices, and capital projects. With 17 offices globally, Morningstar Sustainalytics has more than 1,200 staff members, including more than 500 analysts with varied multidisciplinary expertise across more than 40 industry groups. For more information, visit www.sustainalytics.com.
*Company additions to and removals from the JSI® do not reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company