Announcement: JSE an​​nounces ESG partnership with FTSE Russell 

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​​​The JSE Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index promotes sustainable and transparent business practices


The SRI index series evolved considerably since it was launched in May 2004. The advent of sustainability initiatives internationally and the King code locally, also saw the index created to foster good corporate citizenship and promote sustainable development.

Listed companies in the FTSE/JSE All Share index were reviewed annually against a set of Environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns.

SRI Index Annual Review

The last annual review of the Index took place in 2014. The SRI Index will continue to be calculated until the end of 2015, based on the results from the 2014 review

Going forward, assessment will take place as part of the collaboration with FTSE Russell. Further information will follow in due course.

 Ground Rules

Background and Criteria


2014 SRI Index Results

 Constituents and best performers

 Results presentation​

• EIRIS Presentation

• SRI Results Press Release​

• SRI Video​

SRI Index timeline

2004 – launch of index, 51 out of 74 companies included

2005 – 49 of 58 companies in Index, 5 top performers recognized for the first time

2006 – 58 constituents, - best performers

2007 – 57 constituents, 14 best performers, EIRIS becomes primary data provider

2008 – 61 constituents and 24 best performers, GEPF endorsement of Index, live calculation of Index commences

2009 – 67 constituents and 30 best performers), Swix variety of index introduced, JSE signs up to UNPRI    

2010 – 74 constituents and 23 best performers), climate change criteria introduced, USB appointed as local partner of EIRIS

2011 - 74 constituents and 22 best performers, climate change report published to coincide with COP17

2012 - 76 constituents and 10 best performers

2013 - 72 constituents and 6 best performers: entire FTSE/JSE All Share assessed automatically for the first time on publically available information.

2014 - 82 constituents and 8 best performers, highest number of constituents ever.

2015 - JSE takes next step in evolutionary ESG work by announcing ESG partnership with global index brand FTSE Russell.​​

 

 

 

 

 

 

20150817 Business Connexion Group Deletion SRI20150817 Business Connexion Group Deletion SRIhttps://www.jse.co.za/content/JSEICANoticeItems/2015/SRI/20150817 Business Connexion Group Deletion SRI.pdfpdf
20150622 SRI Changes Due to FTSEJSE June Review20150622 SRI Changes Due to FTSEJSE June Reviewhttps://www.jse.co.za/content/JSEICANoticeItems/2015/SRI/20150622 SRI Changes Due to FTSEJSE June Review.docdoc
20150518 Unbundling of South32 from BHP Billiton SRI20150518 Unbundling of South32 from BHP Billiton SRIhttps://www.jse.co.za/content/JSEICANoticeItems/2015/SRI/20150518 Unbundling of South32 from BHP Billiton SRI.pdfpdf
20150505 Steinhoff International Holdings Shares In Issue Update SRI20150505 Steinhoff International Holdings Shares In Issue Update SRIhttps://www.jse.co.za/content/JSEICANoticeItems/2015/SRI/20150505 Steinhoff International Holdings Shares In Issue Update SRI.pdfpdf
20150420 Growthpoint Acucap Acqusition SRI20150420 Growthpoint Acucap Acqusition SRIhttps://www.jse.co.za/content/JSEICANoticeItems/2015/SRI/20150420 Growthpoint Acucap Acqusition SRI.pdfpdf

 

 

2014 SRI Index Constituents and Best Performers2014 SRI Index Constituents and Best Performershttps://www.jse.co.za/content/JSEIndexConstituentsandWeightingsItems/2014SRIIndexConstituentsbestperformers.pdfpdf
2014 review briefing document2014 review briefing documenthttps://www.jse.co.za/content/JSERulesPoliciesandRegulationItems/2014 review briefing document.pdfpdf
Background and Criteria 2014Background and Criteria 2014https://www.jse.co.za/content/JSERulesPoliciesandRegulationItems/Background and Criteria 2014.pdfpdf
Ground Rules 2014Ground Rules 2014https://www.jse.co.za/content/JSERulesPoliciesandRegulationItems/Ground Rules 2014.pdfpdf
2014 EIRIS Presentation for JSE SRI Index 2014 EIRIS Presentation for JSE SRI Index https://www.jse.co.za/content/JSEPresentationItems/2014EIRISpresentation.pdfpdf
2013-Background and Criteria2013-Background and Criteriahttps://www.jse.co.za/content/JSEIndexSelectionCriteriaItems/2013-Background and Criteria.pdfpdf
2014 Results Presentation2014 Results Presentationhttps://www.jse.co.za/content/JSEPresentationItems/2014Resultspresentation.pdfpdf
Best Performers 2013Best Performers 2013https://www.jse.co.za/content/JSEAnnouncementItems/Best Performers 2013.pdfpdf

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