Recent Developments


People often compare the Global LAMP Index® to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) and the FTSE4Good Index, which are the standard global sustainability comparators. During 2010 the LAMP 60 returned 12.29 percent nearly double the DJSI (6.52%) and significantly better than the FTSE4Good (7.90%). This continues a nearly unbroken trend of excess performance


In a 2009 survey of the world's 50 "most innovative" companies, conducted by the Boston Consulting Group, over a third were LAMP companies. Looking only at companies founded after 1980 the cutoff date for LAMP index eligibility over 40 percent are in the LAMP60. Considering the thousands of multinational companies in existence at the time of ...


LAMP Returns Recover Faster Than Peer Indices

Companies that mimic life have shown exceptional recovery potential from recent market declines. In the two years following the market crash of 2008 the equal- weighted Global LAMP Index® returned 63.17 percent. Its excess return over the MSCI World Index (+40.23%), the FTSE World Index (+48.92%) and the S&P Global 100 (+31.47%) remains exceptional. In 2003, following the 2000 2002 bear market, ...