Lyxor launches sustainable investing ETFs on Xetra

Lyxor has launched five new ETFs on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt which enable investors to invest in future-oriented themes while taking sustainability criteria into account. 

The five ETFs are each based on the MSCI ACWI IMI Index, which includes large, medium-sized and small companies from 31 countries worldwide.

The Lyxor MSCI Disruptive Technologies ESG Filtered (DR) UCITS ETF includes companies that are expected to generate significant revenues in areas such as 3D printing, the Internet of Things, cloud computing, fin tech, digital payment, healthcare, robotics, clean energy and smart grids, and cyber security.

To be included in the Lyxor MSCI Future Mobility ESG Filtered (DR) UCITS ETF, companies must be active in the fields of electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles and related technologies, or electrochemical energy storage technologies.

The Lyxor MSCI Millennials ESG Filtered (DR) UCITS ETF includes companies from sectors such as fitness, apparel, social media, entertainment, travel and leisure, and financial services that are particularly focused on the millennials target group.

With the Lyxor MSCI Smart Cities ESG Filtered (DR) UCITS ETF, investors can make targeted investments in companies seeking solutions for the urban infrastructure of the future. Revenues are focused on smart connectivity (Internet of Things), smart buildings, smart homes, smart security, smart mobility, smart waste/water management and smart energy.

The Lyxor MSCI Digital Economy ESG Filtered (DR) UCITS ETF includes companies that position themselves along the digital value chain. These include activities in the areas of social media, cloud computing, e-commerce and digital payment methods.

All five Lyxor ETFs exclude companies that do not meet the sustainability criteria. These include areas such as tobacco, nuclear power and weapons.