Algo-Chain's Allan Lane looks at how ESG has come of age as an investment idea in 2019…
ESG & Responsible Investing
Invesco is launching a multi-factor ETF that incorporates strict environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) criteria. The fund will be actively managed by the Invesco Quantitative Strategies (IQS) team, who will select a portfolio of global equities that offers optimised exposure to Quality, Value and Momentum risk factors while also meeting high ESG standards.
Unicredit has launched two new ETFs with a sustainability focus on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt – The UC Euro iSTOXX ESG-X Multi-Factor UCITS ETF and the UC Euro STOXX ESG-X Minimum Variance UCITS ETF.
Client feedback lies behind the extension of LGIM’s range of ETFs says Howie Li, Head of ETFs at LGIM.
New research from fixed income ETF provider Tabula Investment Management reveals that around 85 per cent of wealth managers and institutional investors struggle with finding new sources of return that are structural and uncorrelated.
Solactive has launched the Solactive ISS ESG Prime Index Series, a range of indices tracking various regional segments of the global stock market including only companies fulfilling ambitious absolute ESG performance requirements.
Over 10 years since its launch, VanEck’s alternative energy ETF has received a rebrand to reflect the changing nature of the sector as driven by investors looking for low carbon investment opportunities.
The three pillars of ESG investing, environmental, social, and governance, are all important, but Vince Birley (pictured), CEO, Vident Financial, which runs a suite of ETFs, says that it is governance that has an outsized impact on corporate performance.
The Nuveen ESG Large-Cap ETF (NULC), a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) designed to offer exposure to the US large-cap market while adhering to certain environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles, is now trading today on the Cboe BZX Exchange.
AUM in European ETFs doubles with Europe leading the way in ESG investing, says latest Morningstar report
Assets under management in European-domiciled ETFs have more than doubled over the past five years to EUR760 billion at the end of March 2019, according to a Morningstar report on ETFs.