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Qontigo Named ESG Index Provider Of The Year 2020

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Andreas von Brevern


Phone: +49 (0) 69 211 14284

Zug | Jul. 01, 2020

Jul. 01, 2020

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Zug (July 1, 2020) – Qontigo has received the 2020 ESG Index Provider of the Year award by Environmental Finance for its growing STOXX ESG index portfolio and the recently launched DAX 50 ESG index. It is part of this year’s Sustainable Investment Awards that recognize companies and individuals that have impacted the advancement of sustainable financing in the past year.

“Being named ESG Index Provider of the Year is a great honor. This is the result of our commitment to facilitate a global transition to sustainable investing. This award proves that our index concepts are recognized by the market. We are offering a complete ESG ecosystem: Qontigo’s ESG index products are designed for easy adoption for many types of investors, and come to replace costly customized alternatives that are often less liquid,” said Stephan Flaegel, Global Head of Indices & Benchmarks at Qontigo.

According to Environmental Finance, the aim of the Sustainable Investment Awards, which were inaugurated last year, is to highlight notable asset managers, analysts and data providers integrating ESG across all asset classes, including fixed income, listed and private equity, debt funds, multi-asset funds, infrastructure funds and fund of funds. The full list of 2020 Sustainable Investment Awards winners can be found here: https://www.environmental-finance.com/content/awards/sustainable-investment-awards-2020/winners/

Environmental Finance is an online news and analysis service providing insight and knowledge on sustainable investment, green finance as well as people and companies active in environmental markets.



Media contact: 
Andreas v. Brevern  


Tel. +49 69 2 11 14284 



About Qontigo 

Qontigo is a financial intelligence innovator and a leader in the modernization of investment management, from risk to return. The combination of the company’s world-class indices and best-of-breed analytics, with its technological expertise and customer-driven innovation enables its clients to achieve competitive advantage in a rapidly changing marketplace. Qontigo’s global client base includes the world’s largest financial products issuers, capital owners and asset managers. Created in 2019 through the combination of STOXX, DAX and Axioma, Qontigo is part of Deutsche Börse Group, headquartered in Eschborn with key locations in New York, Zug and London. 



About STOXX 

STOXX Ltd. is Qontigo’s global index provider, currently calculating a global, comprehensive index family of over 10,000 strictly rules-based and transparent indices. Best known for the leading European equity indices EURO STOXX 50, STOXX Europe 50 and STOXX Europe 600, STOXX Ltd. maintains and calculates the STOXX Global index family which consists of total market, broad and blue-chip indices for the regions Americas, Europe, Asia/Pacific and sub-regions Latin America and BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) as well as global markets. STOXX is the administrator of the STOXX® and DAX® indices under the European Benchmark Regulation and exercises control over all benchmark administration processes within Qontigo. 

STOXX indices are licensed to more than 600 companies around the world as underlyings for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), futures and options, structured products and passively managed investment funds. 




Legal disclaimer:  

STOXX, Qontigo GmbH, Qontigo Index GmbH, Deutsche Boerse Group and their licensors, research partners or data providers do not make any warranties or representations, express or implied, with respect to the timeliness, sequence, accuracy, completeness, currentness, merchantability, quality or fitness for any particular purpose of its index data and exclude any liability in connection therewith. STOXX, Qontigo GmbH, Qontigo Index GmbH, Deutsche Boerse Group and their licensors, research partners or data providers are not providing investment advice through the publication of indices or in connection therewith. In particular, the inclusion of a company in an index, its weighting, or the exclusion of a company from an index, does not in any way reflect an opinion of STOXX, Qontigo GmbH, Qontigo Index GmbH, Deutsche Boerse Group or their licensors, research partners or data providers on the merits of that company. Financial instruments based on the STOXX® indices, DAX® indices or on any other indices supported by STOXX are in no way sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by STOXX, Qontigo GmbH, Qontigo Index GmbH, Deutsche Boerse Group or their licensors, research partners or data providers.

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