Thursday 05, January 2017 by Nabilah Annuar

Borsa Instanbul issues new list of companies for assessment under the BIST Sustainability Index

In an announcement on Borsa Instanbul, the Turkish Stock exchange has issued a revised list of companies subject to assessment in 2017.

According to the Article 5 of BIST Sustainability Index Ground Rules, the list of companies subject to assessment has been determined. The list of companies subject to assessment, which is composed of 63 companies including BIST 50 Index consituents and voluntary BIST 100 Index constituents, is in the attached document.

The list has included six banks therein, namely—Akbank, T.Halk Bankasi, Garanti Bank, VakifBank, Türkiye İş Bankası and Yapi Ve Kredi Bankasi.

Companies’ publicly available information as of 30 June 2017 will be taken into account during the assessments by Vigeo EIRIS and the companies performing over the thresholds of index inclusion criteria will be included in BIST Sustainability Index for the period November 2017 - October 2018.

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