NASDAQ OMX Group and CRD Analytics Announce Companies In/Out of the Sustainability Benchmark

Posted on May 29, 2015 by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist


Twice annually the NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index is re-balanced  The Index (NASDAQ: QCRD) is an equally-weighted equity index that is a benchmark for stocks of companies that take a leadership role in sustainability performance reporting, and traded on a major US stock exchange.
Added effective May 18, 2015:  Adobe Systems, Autodesk, Campbell’s Soup Company, Consolidated Edison, DIRECTTV, FedEx, NRG Energy, Tesla Motors, and Verizon Communications.
Eliminated:  Hess Corp, ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, Statoil ASA, ENI, Rio Tinto, Vale SA, NetApp, and Petrobas.  For information about this well-established benchmark, read our Top Story this week.
Breaking News: Semi-annual Changes to the NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index (Tuesday – May 19, 2015)
Source: CRD Analytics – The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ), and CRD Analytics today announced the results of the semi-annual re-ranking of the NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index (NASDAQ:QCRD), which will become effective prior to market…