NEW YORK — FTSE, an index calculation company co-owned by the London Stock Exchange and the Financial Times, is developing a family of indexes meant to increase awareness of socially responsible companies in the international business community.

The company said the FTSE4Good indexes would be a first step toward setting a global standard for socially responsible investing. The indexes are to be available for use by brokerages and investment managers in creating mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, and other index-linked investments.

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