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IIA sees impressive growth in ESG indices

IIA sees impressive growth in ESG indices

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) lie front and centre in the index world says Rick Redding, the CEO of the not-for-profit Index Industry Association (IIA). “It’s what a lot of people are working on and where a lot of interesting work is being done trying to look at ESG in a much more sophisticated way.”

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ETF provider iShares is expanding its environmental, social and governance (ESG) ETF line-up and enhancing its existing ESG funds.

ETF provider iShares is expanding its environmental, social and governance (ESG) ETF line-up and enhancing its existing ESG funds.

iShares says client demand for sustainable investment solutions is growing exponentially, as investors increasingly recognise the impact of climate change and other sustainability risks on their portfolios. The USD5 billion in US iShares ESG ETF flows in 2019 and more than double year-over-year asset growth highlight the growing demand.