Comment: Premature sustainability-linked loan labelling is a credibility issue
Ending the practice of prematurely using the 'sustainability-linked' label is low-hanging fruit for improving the credibility of performance-based instrument, argues Ahren Lester
Citigroup, Shell and 3M removed from DJSI World
S&P Dow Jones Indices (DJI) and RobecoSAM have reviewed the companies in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World and removed Citigroup, Shell and 3M from it. Citigroup remains in the DJSI North America, however.
CBA, Samsung and Bayer dropped from DJSI World index
S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM have excluded Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), Samsung Electronics and healthcare company Bayer from the widely-followed Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World).
Bank of America, GE, Schlumberger dropped from Dow Jones sustainability index
General Electric, Bank of America Corp and Schlumberger have all been dropped from the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) this year, following an annual review of constituents carried out by sustainable investment specialist RobecoSAM.