Assessing Emerging Markets Sustainability Indices

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56 pages | © July 2011 World Bank Group | Complimentary

 

Assessing and Unlocking the Value of Emerging Markets Sustainability IndicesThis report explores the rapid expansion of sustainability indices in emerging markets and the potential of these indices to support broader sustainability efforts. It looks at 17 emerging market sustainability indices, comparing and contrasting business models, sustainability objectives, and construction methodologies, and identifying obstacles in establishing a viable business model.

 

With this report, IFC wants to initiate a dialogue on a stronger and more durable business model for emerging markets sustainability indices.

 

The study was commissioned by IFC in partnership with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency in addition to Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Norway; and was conducted by Esty Environmental Partners.

 

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