Premier Farnell plc is the highest ranking FTSE 250 company under the FTSE CDP Carbon Strategy 350 Index. The Index provides a carbon-tilted version of the FTSE 350, highlighting variations based on constituents’ exposure to carbon risk relative to their sector peers. It is the first assessment of its kind to employ future-oriented criteria rather than past emissions data. Also, it enables retail and institutional investors to achieve diverse market exposure while managing climate change impacts on their investments. The Index is the first of a series of benchmarks and responds to the growing awareness of the potential impact of climate change on investment returns.