The Return on Disability Group licenses its proprietary research and brand for the creation of various equity indices containing the best performers in disability for global stock investors. These equity indices are updated and published daily by independent financial institutions. They provide a basis for investors to satisfy Environmental, Social and corporate Governance (ESG) investment mandates while maintaining focus on shareholder value.
Why does this work? Companies that ‘do disability well’ are also generally responsive to their customers, focused on finding great people, understand efficient process and outperform their competition in terms of value creation. Disability inspires lean process, innovation via extreme users and is a proven pool of talent – enhancing productivity. Over four research cycles generating over 130,000 data points, we have shown that companies that generate results on the Return on Disability model deliver increased shareholder value as measured by stock price gains.
The Return on Disability US LargeCap ETN Total Return USD Index represents the top 100 large public companies in the United States. This equity index recognizes companies that are outperforming in the disability market. Investable via our third party financial intermediary partners worldwide, this index includes the best performers on the Return on Disability Binary Model – a customized model to ensure transparancy for global investors. The Return on Disability Binary Model is a proprietary methodology which measures 25 specific publicly observable data points, which are uniquely weighted for a given sector. Return on Disability equity indices provide a basis for investors to satisfy Environmental, Social and corporate Governance (ESG) investment mandates while maintaining focus on shareholder value.