The companies included in the index operate in the sectors of renewable energy, waste management and water, alternative energy and transport, biomass resources, ecological services and products, and energy efficiency.

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Abengoa (MCE: ABG), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions to sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected to form part of the “Living Planet Green Tech Europe” index created by CA Cheuvreux and Living Planet Fund Management Company (LPF) in 2010, and which currently consists of 55 companies listed in Europe with a combined market capitalisation of €379 billion.

The companies included in the index operate in the sectors of renewable energy, waste management and water, alternative energy and transport, biomass resources, ecological services and products, and energy efficiency. Companies involved in activities related to the military and arms industry, gaming, nuclear energy, the production of fossil fuels, and tobacco and alcohol are not eligible for the index.

“Living Planet Green Tech Europe” aims to be a guide for investors that are interested in leading European companies that operate with technologies that contribute to sustainable development, such as Alstom, Siemens, Novozymes, ABB, Vestas Wind Systems and Veolia Environment.

Abengoa has formed part of other indexes that specialise in alternative energies and technologies for sustainable development since 2007, such as the Merrill Lynch Renewable Energy Index, the Credit Suisse Global Alternative Energy Index (CSGAE), and the S&P Global Challengers 40 Index.

Abengoa (MCE: ABG) is an international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, generating electricity from the sun, producing biofuels, desalinating sea water and recycling industrial waste. (www.abengoa.com).

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