Dow Jones and CCX launch emissions indexes

The Dow Jones/CCX European Carbon Index and Dow Jones/CCX Certified Emissions Reductions (CER) Index will serve as benchmarks for participants seeking exposure to the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) and Kyoto Protocol Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), respectively.

The two new Euro-denominated indexes are the first in a series of global emissions indexes to be launched jointly by Dow Jones Indexes and CCX, according to a joint-statement from the companies.

The Dow Jones/CCX