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CapitaLand, Keppel to stay on Dow Jones' sustainability indices

CAPITALAND and Keppel Corp will remain on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Asia Pacific Index, the companies announced on Thursday.

The index tracks the performance of the top fifth of the 600 largest Asia-Pacific companies that are deemed to be leaders in sustainability. There are only two Singapore-listed companies on the index.

The inclusion represents the seventh straight year that CapitaLand, a property developer, will be on the index. It will be the third straight year on the index for Keppel, a leading global rig builder.

The DJSI are currently used in some of BlackRock's iShares suite of exchange-traded funds.

Shares of CapitaLand closed at S$2.80 on Thursday, while Keppel ended the day at S$6.86.