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FTSE4Good launched by Roger Moore

FTSE is launching a new set of indices aimed at setting a global standard for socially responsible investment.

Unicef goodwill ambassador and former 007 Roger Moore launched the fund at the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday. All licensing fees from the fund will be donated to Unicef.

The FTSE4Good indices, covering UK, Europe, US and global sectors, will list by market capitalisation the companies that pass investment criteria being defined by FTSE and the Ethical Investment Research Service.

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