Morningstar figures show global ESG fund assets hit USD2.74 trillion at the end of 2021, the majority in Europe, but how can investors and their advisers access a range of ESG funds through ETFs? And how do specialist ESG ETFs work in practice?
ESG & Responsible Investing
Xtrackers by DWS has created a new offering with an ETF designed to provide ESG derived exposure to short duration US dollar investment-grade corporate bonds.
First Trust has announced the expansion of the First Trust Global Capital Strength ESG Leaders UCITS ETF (“FCSG”) to Börse Frankfurt Xetra.
SparkChange Physical Carbon EUA ETC (Ticker: CO2, an ETC backed by physical EU carbon allowances, has surpassed USD250 million in assets since its launch on the London Stock Exchange in November 2021.
J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) has listed JPM China A Research Enhanced Index Equity (ESG) UCITS ETF (Ticker: JREC) on the London Stock Exchange, Deutsche Börse Xetra and SIX.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management has launched the Goldman Sachs Bloomberg Clean Energy Equity ETF, GCLN.
ETF issuer Global X ETFs has announced the launches of two UCITS ETFs on London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse Xetra: the Global X Wind Energy UCITS ETF (WNDY) and the Global X Hydrogen UCITS ETF (HYDR).
Engine No. 1, which describes itself as an investment firm that drives performance by tying companies’ social and environmental actions to economic outcomes, has announced the launch of its first thematic ETF, the Engine No. 1 Transform Climate ETF (Ticker: NETZ) with an anchor investment from investment advisory firm Jordan Park.
iM Global Partner and Richard Bernstein Advisors have launched the iMGP RBA Responsible Global Asset Allocation ETF (ticker: IRBA).
ETC provider Global Palladium Fund announces the launch of the Global Palladium Fund Physical Electric Vehicle Metals ETC.