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NASDAQ OMX and CRD Analytics Launch New Index Tracking Corporate Sustainability Performance
NEW YORK, June 15, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and the CRD Analytics today introduced the NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability 50 Index (Nasdaq:QCRD). The index enables investors to track the performance of the companies that are taking a leadership role in sustainability performance reporting. These companies have voluntarily disclosed their carbon footprint, energy usage, water consumption, hazardous and non-hazardous waste, employee safety, workforce diversity, management composition and community investing. The NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability 50 Index is the latest index launched by the NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group and underscores its commitment to designing and calculating relevant world-class indexes.