Amundi launches new ESG-focused Japanese company ETF on Xetra

Amundi has launched a new ETF on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt focused on Japanes companies with a strong ESG profile.

With the Amundi MSCI Japan ESG Universal Select UCITS ETF DR (C), investors invest in large and medium-sized companies on the Japanese stock market that excel on the basis of special sustainability criteria. For inclusion in the index, it is not only a company's current sustainable behaviour that counts, but also the continuous improvement of its own ESG profile work.
 
Companies with significant business activities in the areas of alcohol, tobacco, gambling, adult entertainment, nuclear energy, weapons, and genetically modified organisms are excluded from the index.