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 best Environmental, Social and Governance practices, as well as sound investibility metrics (free float and liquidity).
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.

Recognised and awarded by European sustainability labels

The BEL ESG Index is developed in line with recognised European sustainability label and has been awarded the Towards Sustainability Label of the Belgian Central Labelling Agency (CLA) developped by Febelfin.

It is also aligned with Global Standards Principles:

  • United Nations Global Compact principles (UNGC),
  • United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs),
  • OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises,
  • ILO Conventions.

BEL ESG is the first ESG-related index within the BEL family and meets the growing investor demand for mainstream ESG solutions and offers opportunities for the creation of a wide range of investment vehicles such as ETFs and funds.

Learn more about BEL ESG:

BEL ESG Press Release   |   BEL ESG Index Rules

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Watch the BEL ESG video presentation:

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The BEL® ESG index is a key component in a broader suite of flagship ESG indices across the Euronext geographies.

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Leading the way to a sustainable future

The BEL® ESG index reflects the drive to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable economy.

It is designed to help investors identify companies that are actively contributing to a more sustainable future through an index combining economic performance with Environmental, Social and Governance considerations.


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