The national ESG blue-chip index dedicated to the Belgian market.
Serving as the new Belgium ESG Index reference
The BEL® ESG Index is designed to identify the 20 highest ranking companies in Belgium demonstrating the lowest Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks.
It is designed to help investors identify companies that are actively contributing to a more sustainable future through a belgian market-related index combining economic performance with Environmental, Social and Governance considerations. Combining a Belgian footprint with global reach, this index has been built with a local focus in mind and in consultation with key Belgian players.
BEL ESG is recognised and awarded by European sustainability label
The BEL ESG Index is developed in line with recognised European sustainability label and has been awarded by the Towards Sustainability Label of the Belgian Central Labelling Agency (CLA) developped by Febelfin.
The index methodology also includes exclusions filters with regards to the following Global Standards:
- United Nations Global Compact principles (UNGC)
- United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs)
- OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
- ILO Conventions
The BEL ESG offers opportunities for the creation of a wide range of investment vehicles such as ETFs and funds.
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Euronext ESG Blue-chip indices
The BEL® ESG index is a key component in a broader suite of flagship ESG indices across the Euronext's geographies.