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sustainability indexnoun [C]

uk   us   (plural sustainability indexes, or sustainability indices)
ENVIRONMENT, STOCK MARKET a ​system that ​measures the ​financialresults of ​companies that ​try to ​protect the ​environment rather than just make a quick ​profit: DJSI World, the Dow Jones' ​premiersustainabilityindex, ​identifies the ​top 10% of best-performing ​companies in ​areas of ​sustainability.
COMMERCE, ENVIRONMENT a ​list of ​productinformationprovided for ​consumers who want to understand the ​process involved in making the ​products they ​buy and how that ​process affects the ​environment: The ​sustainabilityindexshowsconsumers a product's ​environmentalimpact.
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