Standard Ethics

Info German Index

Standard Ethics German Index was launched on 30th of December 2015, with the initial value of 10,000.


The Standard Ethics German Index purpose is to measure, over time, the stock market confidence concerning OECD, EU and UN voluntary guidelines and indications on Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance.

Components and weights

The Index components are the 30 major German listed companies.

The index is weighted according to a sustainability score, the Standard Ethics Rating (SER). The index wants to offer an alternative to benchmark indices that are typicallly weighted by float-adjusted market capitalisation.

Rebalancing and Review

The index, being weighted according to a sustainability score, is active and therefore rebalanced montly.

The index is reviewed every six months.

Changes to ratings will be recorded only on the dates when the review is scheduled to take place.