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Invited companies

In 2021, S&P Global extended the list of companies invited for the Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). About 5,000 publicly-traded companies were invited to participate in the first half of the year based on their eligibility for DJSI or S&P ESG Indices, while around 5,000 other companies were invited in the second half of the year because they are of interest to the broader investment community.

List of invited companies

Learn more about the different groups of invited companies:

Companies eligible for inclusion in one or more DJSI or S&P ESG Indices were invited to complete the CSA questionnaire in different time windows. Please see the CSA 2021 timeline for details.


DJSI Family

DJSI World
The Dow Jones Sustainability World Index tracks the performance of the top 10% of the 2,500 largest companies in the S&P Global Broad Market IndexSM that lead the field in terms of sustainability.

DJSI North America
The Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index tracks the performance of the top 20% of the 600 largest Canadian and United States companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index that lead the field in terms of sustainability.

DJSI Europe
The Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index tracks the performance of the top 20% of the 600 largest European companies in the S&P Global Broad Market IndexSM that lead the field in terms of sustainability.

DJSI Asia Pacific
The Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index tracks the performance of the top 20% of the 600 largest Australian, Hong Kong, Japanese, Korean, New Zealand and Singaporean companies in the S&P Global Broad Market IndexSM that lead the field in terms of sustainability.

DJSI Emerging Markets
The Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index tracks the performance of the top 10% of the 800 largest Emerging Markets companies in the S&P Global Broad Market IndexSM that lead the field in terms of sustainability.

DJSI MILA
The index tracks the performance of the top 30% of Chilean, Colombian, Mexican and Peruvian listed companies in the S&P MILA Pacific Alliance Composite that lead the field in terms of sustainability.

DJSI Korea
The Dow Jones Sustainability Korea Index is composed of South Korean sustainability leaders as identified by SAM through the annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). The index represents the top 30% of the largest 200 South Korean companies in the S&P Global Broad Market IndexSM based on long-term economic, environmental and social criteria. The index is based on a cooperation of RobecoSAM, S&P Dow Jones Indices, and the Korea Productivity Center (KPC), the agency tasked to increase productivity within the Korean industry.

DJSI Australia
The Dow Jones Sustainability Australia Index tracks the performance of the top 30% of the 200 listed Australian companies in the S&P/ASX 200 that lead the field in terms of sustainability.

DJSI Chile
The Dow Jones Sustainability Chile Index tracks the performance of the top 40% of the 40 listed Chilean companies in the Bolsa de Santiago’s IPSA Index that lead the field in terms of sustainability.

Please see the CSA 2021 timeline for details.


S&P ESG Indices Family

Companies that are not invited for consideration in any DJSI, but were included in any of the following S&P Dow Jones indices as of December 31st, 2020, are also invited to participate in the 2021 CSA.

S&P Dow Jones Indices uses CSA results to create the S&P DJI ESG scores and uses these scores to select constituents for the S&P ESG Index series. Learn more about the S&P ESG Index series and the selection process.

S&P Global 1200
The index captures approximately 70% of global market capitalization, it is constructed as a composite of 7 headline indices, many of which are accepted leaders in their regions. These include the S&P 500® (US), S&P Europe 350, S&P TOPIX 150 (Japan), S&P/TSX 60 (Canada), S&P/ASX All Australian 50, S&P Asia 50 and S&P Latin America 40.

S&P Global LargeMidCap
Combining the S&P Global LargeCap and S&P Global MidCap indices, the S&P Global LargeMidCap comprises the stocks representing the top 85% of float-adjusted market cap in each developed and emerging country.

S&P Japan 500
The index constituents are drawn from eligible companies listed on the Tokyo, Osaka, or JASDAQ exchanges. Constituents represent the large, mid and smallcap components of the Japanese equity markets.

S&P MidCap 400®
The index is is designed to measure the performance of 400 mid-sized US companies.

S&P/TSX Composite
The index is the headline index for the Canadian equity market. It is the broadest in the S&P/TSX family and is the basis for multiple sub-indices.

S&P Brazil BMI
The index is a comprehensive benchmark that defines and measures the investable universe of publicly traded large-, mid-, and small-cap companies domiciled in Brazil, but are legally available to foreign investors.

S&P BSE 100
The index is designed to measure the performance of the 100 largest and most liquid Indian companies within the S&P BSE LargeMidCap.

S&P Developed Ex-U.S. & Korea LargeMidCap
The index is designed to measure the performance of large- and mid-cap securities in developed markets, excluding the U.S. and Korea.

S&P/ASX 300
The index measures up to 300 of Australia’s largest securities by float-adjusted market capitalization. It covers the large-cap, mid-cap, and small-cap components of the S&P/ASX Index Series.

S&P/NZX 50
The index is designed to measure the performance of the 50 largest, eligible stocks listed on the Main Board (NZSX) of the NZX by float-adjusted market capitalization. The index is float-adjusted, covering approximately 90% of New Zealand equity market capitalization.

S&P/BMV Total Mexico
The S&P/BMV Total Mexico Index is designed to serve as a broad benchmark for the Mexican equities market. The index is designed to measure the performance of Mexico-domiciled stocks, including real estate investment trusts (Fideicomiso de Inversión en Bienes Raíces or FIBRAS) and mortgage trusts, that are listed on the BMV and meet certain size and liquidity criteria.

Please see the CSA 2021 timeline for details.


Investor interest

Companies that are not eligible for inclusion in one or more DJSI or S&P ESG Indices. S&P Global invited all companies whose sustainability performance is considered to be of interest to the broader investment community. Invitations were sent out on June 15. If your company is on the CSA invitation list below, but you did not receive an invitation email, please complete this form to designate a company representative that we can reach out to regarding the review of your company's ESG assessment.

List of invited companies