World's greenest companies outperform fossil fuel benchmark by two to one

Clean 200 companies generated total return of 32 per cent over the last 18 months, compared to 15.7 per cent for fossil fuel benchmark index

The Carbon Clean 200, a ranking of the 200 largest publicly listed companies worldwide based on clean energy revenues, has seen returns storm ahead of fossil fuel firms over the last 18 months.

In the year and a half up to September 2017, Clean 200 companies recorded total returns of 32.1 per cent, according to the latest update released today by research firm Corporate Knights and NGO As You Sow. In comparison, the fossil fuel benchmark, the S&P 1200 Global Energy Index, delivered a 15.7 per cent return - less than halfthe performance delivered by clean energy specialists.

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