The companies of the Database of Business Ethics have been derived from stock market indices. An index represents (a part of) a stock market and consists of publicly traded companies. This means the company’s shares are available for purchase on the stock market. There are multiple types of stock market indices. National indices cover the stock market of one country. Regional indices cover a certain region, such as Europe. Other stock market indices cover a certain sector of industry.
The following stock markets in South-America are currently published on the website:
- S&P Latin America 40