Qontigo - STOXX and DAX indices
Brief description of the data offering
Understanding ESG related risk is core to investment decisions today. We follow a collaborative approach to work with our clients to define and target their sustainability parameters and goals. Qontigo has two ESG categories: ‘Exclude’ and ‘Enhance’.
Exclude: This category is a starting point in responsible engagement and risk mitigation and comprises ESG exclusion and integration strategies. For investors seeking to raise the ESG profile of portfolios but maintain low tracking errors and similar risk-return characteristics to STOXX and DAX benchmarks.
Enhance: This category has been designed for investors who wish to maximize their portfolios’ ESG profiles while maintaining benchmark exposure. The category is made up of STOXX and DAX indices that aim to maximize the sustainability profile of portfolios.
The data offers solutions for:
- Carbon footprinting
- Climate scenario analysis
- Environmental impact analysis and insight
- Investment decisions and portfolio insight
- Nature-based information: Water
Where and how do you source your data?
Our ESG framework offers access to curated databases that allow for cutting -edge index creation. This open architecture approach enables us to select and integrate the best -in- class third-party data from leading providers including:
- Sustainalytics for product involvement screening, norm-based screening, ESG scores, ESG Risk Ratings.
- CDP for reporting carbon intensity data, climate scores
- ISS ESG for estimated carbon intensity data
STOXX and DAX index data is available to all licensees via gateway providers like Bloomberg, Factset and Refinitiv.
Our index offering covers 95% of the world's investable market capitalization across developed and emerging markets, segregated in regions, countries and sectors. We enable clients to create custom benchmarks to measure the relative performance of portfolios in an objective manner.
Who are the data users?
- Financial institutions
What is the cost for your data offering?
License fees depend on the usage of the data, for example mandates, passive funds, institutional funds, retail funds, structured products and trading.