Ardour Global Indexes, LLC was founded in 2005 for the express purpose of developing benchmarking tools for the global alternative energy industry. It is a partnership between Ardour Capital Investments, a premier investment bank specializing in alternative energy finance, and S-Network Global Indexes, LLC, a developer of thematic indexes including industries focusing on both traditional and alternative energy.
Ardour Global Indexes, LLC operates as an independent and unbiased source of primary information concerning alternative energy. Its family of indexes is supervised by an independent Index Committee, which includes individuals with long-term domestic and international experience in the field of alternative energy. The indexes are calculated and maintained by Dow Jones Indexes, a business unit of Dow Jones & Company.
Ardour Global Indexes, LLC is committed to the integrity of its indexes and the data and information related to them. As a consequence, all index methodologies are transparent and rules based. Their compilation is almost entirely non-discretionary and the independent Index Committee assures arms-length impartiality.
Ardour Global Indexes, LLC has created what we believe to be the most accurate indicators of industry performance available today.