GLOBAL SOLAR ENERGY INDEX (AUS) CRITERIA
CONSTITUENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
In order to be eligible for inclusion in the index, companies must meet the following conditions:
Companies must derive at least 5% revenue from solar-related business operations. This includes the following business segments:
• Manufacturing of photovoltaic, solar cells, and systems;
• Producers of solar power
• Generation, equipment, and components;
• Providers of solar power system installation, development, and financing, and/or
• Manufacturing of solar-powered charging and energy storage systems.
Listing on a regulated stock exchange in the form of shares tradeable for foreign investors without restrictions, excluding U.S. Over-the-Counter listed companies.
Market capitalization of at least $250 million USD.
Average daily traded value of at least $2 million over the last six months.
China-headquartered companies will be included only if exchange traded ADR versions or Hong Kong exchange traded versions are available.
Companies will be screened for compliance with UN Global Compact principles plus operational business involvement in the fields of oil sands, fossil fuel, or controversial