Global ESG ETF and ETP assets reach record USD47.33bn


ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, reported today that Global ESG ETF and ETP assets reach record USD47.33 billion.

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of USD2.80 billion during September with total assets invested ESG ETFs and ETPs increased by 7.81 per cent  from USD43.90 billion at the end of August to a record USD47.33 billion.
 
That’s according to ETFGI’s September 2019 Global ETFs and ETPs ESG industry landscape insights report, an annual paid-for research subscription service. 
 
Total Assets invested in ESG ETFs and ETPs listed globally rose 7.81 per cent in September 2019, to reach new record of USD47.33 billion.
 
ESG ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered USD2.80 billion in net new assets during September.
 
Europe leads with the most ESG classified products available, followed by the US and APAC (ex-Japan).
 
At the end of September 2019, the Global ETF/ETP industry had 253 ETFs/ETPs, with 686 listings, from 70 providers on 29 exchanges in 58 countries. Following net inflows of USD2.80 billion and market moves during the month, assets invested in ESG ETFs/ETPs listed globally increased 7.81 per cent, from USD43.90 billion at the end of August 2019 to a record USD47.33 billion.
 
Since the launch of the first ESG ETF/ETP in 2002, the iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF, the number and diversity of products has increased steadily, with 253 ESG ETFs/ETPs listed globally at the end of September 2019. In September, five new ESG ETFs/ETPs were launched.
 
Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 ETFs/ETPs by net new assets, which collectively gathered USD2.45 billion in September, iShares Trust iShares ESG MSCI USA ETF gathered USD848.55 million alone.

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