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ET Index Research and FFI Will Collaborate to Provide Indexes and Enhanced Analytics for Investors Concerned about Climate Risks

London, UK and New York, USA - ET Index Research (ETIR), producers of the ET Carbon Rankings, which publicly score the largest listed companies according to their greenhouse gas emissions, and corresponding ET Low Carbon and ET Fossil Free Low Carbon Index Series, and FFI, creators of The Carbon Underground 200TM, an internationally-recognized ranking of the top 200 global publicly-traded fossil fuel holders, today announced a collaboration...

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FFI’s Annual Report on 200 Largest Fossil Fuel Companies Focuses on Investors, Shows Carbon Emissions Remain over 460% of World Carbon Budget

NEW YORK, USA, and Zurich, Switzerland - FFI, a provider of financial research and products for investors seeking to understand, measure, and act on climate risks, today launched their third annual report, The Carbon Underground 2016: Managing the Climate Risks of Fossil Fuel Companies. The report analyzes the past year’s changes to The Carbon Underground 200TM (CU200), FFI’s list of the top publicly-traded coal, oil, and gas reserve owners...

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Fossil Free Indexes and South Pole Group Join Forces to Provide a Broad Range of Products and Services to Mitigate Climate Risk

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, United States, / Zurich, Switzerland, July 15, 2015 - Fossil Free Indexes (FFI), a New York-based provider of financial research and products for carbon-responsible investing, has signed an agreement with South Pole Group (SPG), a global sustainability solutions provider and specialist in greenhouse-gas reduction. The two firms will share research and analytics that will enhance each...

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Fossil Free Indexes Expands Parametric Portfolio Associates Offering with Additional Carbon-Responsible Investment Strategies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2015 CONTACT: Lucy Di Rosa lucydirosa@fossilfreeindexes.com +1-646-207-0319 NEW YORK - Fossil Free Indexes (FFI), a provider of financial research and products for carbon-responsible investing, has expanded its relationship with asset management firm Parametric Portfolio Associates to offer strategies based on FFI’s Carbon Underground Coal 100 and Carbon Underground Tar Sands 20 rankings. The...

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Largest 200 Fossil Fuel Companies Continue to Expand Their Reserves Despite Glut, According to Fossil Free Indexes

NEW YORK – Fossil Free Indexes (FFI) today released a report showing that oil, gas, and coal companies have expanded their reported reserves in the last year, even though 80% of existing reserves cannot be used in order to avert the most damaging effects of climate change, according to IPCC models. FFI’s report, The Carbon Underground 2015: The World’s Top 200 Public Companies Ranked by the Carbon Content of their Fossil Fuel Reserves,...

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Fossil Free Indexes Expands its Executive Team

Fossil Free Indexes (FFI), a New York-based provider of benchmarks, tools, and research that support carbon-responsible investing, announced the expansion of its management team today. The firm added two new members: Chris Ito, a financial services executive with previous successes in launching and growing a variety of businesses and with hands-on investment management experience, joins Fossil Free Indexes as Chief Operations Officer. Jag...

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Press Release: Tar Sands Companies Increase Potential Carbon Emissions by Five Times Within a Decade, According to Fossil Free Indexes’ New Research

NEW YORK – The top 20 public tar sands companies ranked by the carbon emissions embedded in their tar sands reserves have increased their potential climate-changing carbon dioxide emissions by more than five times within a decade, according to Fossil Free Indexes (FFI), a New York-based research company focusing on environmentally sustainable index and investment solutions. This finding is derived from FFI’s Carbon Underground Tar Sands 20,...

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Press Release: Fossil Free Indexes’ Divestment Strategies Are Now Available through Parametric Portfolio Associates

NEW YORK - Fossil Free Indexes (FFI), an environmental, social, and governance (ESG) index and research company, has licensed the Fossil Free Indexes US (FFIUS) to Parametric Portfolio Associates, a leading global asset management firm. The asset manager will make the index available to institutional investors and advisors of high-net-worth individuals. With this offering, the FFIUS is available for the first time to investors interested in...

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Press Release: New Report Tallies CO2 Emissions Financed by CalPERS Portfolio, Highlights Investment Risks

NEW YORK - Fossil Free Indexes (FFI), an environmental, social, and governance (ESG) index and research company, today released a report entitled “The CalPERS Portfolio and Fossil Fuel Reserve-related CO2 Emissions 2004-2013.” The report reviewed CalPERS’ share of global fossil fuel reserves, finding that the financed emissions supported by CalPERS’ oil and gas holdings would be equivalent to the emissions embedded in reserves held by...

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Press Release: Fossil Free Indexes Launches First US Index

First US broad market fossil free index Supports a surging divestment movement Demonstrates that fossil free investing need not sacrifice returns Shields investors from risks associated with fossil fuel investments NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 - Fossil Free Indexes LLC (FFI), an environmental, social, and governance (ESG) index and research company, today released its first index covering the US equity markets, Fossil Free Indexes US...

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