Impact Shares has launched the Impact Shares Affordable Housing MBS ETF (NYSE: OWNS), an ETF that invests in agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS) backed by pools of mortgage loans made to minority families, low- and moderate-income (LMI) families, and/or families that live in persistent poverty areas.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Franklin Templeton Canada has listed Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Emerging Markets Active ETF (FSEM) and Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Global Equity Active ETF (FGSG) on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Newly acquired by AssetCo, thematic specialist ETF issuer Rize ETF has launched a new ETF targeting environmental sustainability, the Rize Environmental Impact 100 UCITS ETF (LIFE).
iClima, a female-led, green fintech firm focused on redefining climate change investments, has announced the launch of its first set of US-listed ETFs today: the iClima Global Decarbonization Transition Leaders ETF (NYSE: CLMA) and the iClima Distributed Renewable Energy Transition Leaders ETF (NYSE: SHFT). Both ETFs provide investors with exposure to the next generation of companies leading the fight against climate change.
Global X’s The Next Big Theme report for July 2021 covers six key themes: US Infrastructure; E-commerce; Lithium; Video Games & E-Sports; Cloud Computing and Cleantech.
ESG assets are on track to exceed USD50 trillion by 2025, representing more than a third of the projected USD140.5 trillion in total global assets under management, according to Bloomberg Intelligence’s (BI) latest ESG 2021 Midyear Outlook report.
Sage Advisory Services has released its fourth annual Sage ETF Stewardship Survey, revealing that, among large and small ETF providers, close to 90 per cent of respondents received the highest possible score in the newly added section focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). This is the first year the stewardship report, which examines how ETF sponsors perform their fiduciary duties on behalf of ETF investors, has been broadly released.
CIBC Asset Management Inc has launched an ETF Series of CIBC Sustainable Investment Solutions, providing access to actively managed strategies that seek to align with the investing values of socially responsible investors.
Change Finance, a majority women-run ETF issuer with deep roots in activism, has released its 2021 Advocacy Report, which details its commitment to active ownership and their five-tiered shareholder advocacy strategy to promote sustainable practices.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management has launched the Goldman Sachs Future Planet Equity ETF (GSFP), described as the first transparent, actively managed equity ETF launched by Goldman Sachs.