STOXX Limited today introduced the EURO iSTOXX 50 SD-KPI and iSTOXX Europe50 SD-KPI indices. The two indices cover all 50 components of two Europeanblue-chip indices, namely the EURO STOXX 50 and the STOXX Europe 50. Thecomponents are slightly overweighted or underweighted (i.e. -10%, -5%, 0%,5%, 10%) on the basis of their SD-KPI Total Scores.Sustainable Development Key Performance Indicators (SD-KPIs) are the threemost material environmental, social and governance (ESG) indicators for theexpected business performance of different sectors. The copyrighted SD-KPIStandards were developed by SD-M GmbH in cooperation with the GermanEnvironment Ministry, accountants and global investors and analysts – thelatter of whom influence EUR 2 trillion in assets. SD-M GmbH provides STOXX,asset owners and investment managers with SD-KPI evaluations.For more information please visit http://www.sd-m.de/en/sd-kpis.