*Developing an equity benchmark index family based on ESG Book’s scores.

Client Requirement

Citi identified ESG Book as its preferred data partner for the development of an equity benchmark index family that places ESG consideration and opportunities at its core.


ESG Book partnered with Citi to develop the ‘Citi ESG World Indices’, the bank’s first proprietary indices to offer a benchmark for best-in-class ESG performers from across global markets.

Case Study Solution 1

The Indices embed a quantitative analysis of ESG considerations through the use of ESG Book’s market-leading sustainability data.

Case Study Solution 2

The Citi ESG World Index family highlight our ability to collaborate with market leading platforms to support our aim of delivering best-in-class solutions to investors.

Global Head at Citi
Global Head of Citi Investment Strategies Trading and Structuring

The Results

Best-in-class Approach

The Index design focuses not only on negative screening but also incorporates a differentiated, best-in-class approach to identify best performers in terms of ESG metrics.

New ESG Opportunities

By partnership with ESG Book, Citi’s successful launch of the new indices represented the next step forward in the ESG-related solutions that the bank can bring to financial markets.

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