‘ ESG & Climate ’

LGIM rolls out three ESG-screened sustainable dividend ETFs

Apr 19th, 2021 | By
Howie Li, Head of ETFs at LGIM

Legal & General Investment Management has introduced a suite of three equity ETFs designed for investors seeking sustainable income with socially responsible exclusions. The funds have listed on the LSE and track indices co-developed by FTSE Russell and LGIM. Howie Li, Head of ETFs at LGIM, said: “This fund range is a powerful proposition for investors seeking to address their search for income, desire for growth potential, and increasing awareness of ESG risks.”

FTSE Russell targets inflation-linked govies in new climate risk-adjusted index

Apr 14th, 2021 | By
FTSE Russell targets inflation-linked govies in new climate risk-adjusted index

FTSE Russell has launched the FTSE Climate Risk-Adjusted World Inflation-Linked Securities Index, the first index to target the global inflation-linked government bond market while tilting towards countries considered more resilient to climate change.

Global X rolls out clean water ETF

Apr 13th, 2021 | By
Global X launches clean water ETF

New York-based Global X has introduced an ETF providing exposure to companies globally that are advancing the provision of clean water.

BlackRock launches actively managed carbon transition ETFs

Apr 12th, 2021 | By
Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock

BlackRock has launched a pair of actively managed equity ETFs aligned with the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Nornickel’s GPF introduces GBP listings of low-cost physical metal ETCs

Apr 12th, 2021 | By
Nornickel’s GPF launches GBP listings of low-cost physical metal ETCs

Nornickel’s Global Palladium Fund has introduced pound sterling share classes for its four physically backed low-cost metal ETCs on London Stock Exchange.

GinsGlobal, HANetf to revamp cloud technology and healthcare innovation ETFs

Apr 8th, 2021 | By
Anthony Ginsberg, Founder and Managing Director of GinsGlobal Index Funds

GinsGlobal Index Funds and its white-label partner HANetf are set to make changes to two ETFs that target the global cloud technology and healthcare innovation investment themes.

Amundi set to acquire Lyxor

Apr 7th, 2021 | By
Yves Perrier, Chief Executive Officer of Amundi

Amundi has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire fellow French ETF rival Lyxor from Société Générale.

BlackRock launches UK ESG Leaders ETF on LSE

Apr 2nd, 2021 | By
iShares MSCI UK ESG Equity ETF

BlackRock has launched the iShares MSCI UK IMI ESG Leaders UCITS ETF (UKEL LN) on London Stock Exchange. The fund, which comes with an expense ratio of 0.15%, provides exposure to UK-listed companies with strong ESG characteristics.

UBS unveils 1.5°C Paris-aligned equity ETFs

Apr 1st, 2021 | By
Suni Harford, President of UBS Asset Management

UBS has unveiled a suite of equity ETFs aligned with the Paris Agreement’s most ambitious goal to limit global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

Amundi expands ESG offering with ultra-short euro corporate bond ETF

Apr 1st, 2021 | By
Fannie Wurtz, Head of Amundi ETF, Indexing and Smart Beta

Amundi has launched a new fixed income ETF providing socially responsible exposure to a portfolio of ultra-short corporate bonds denominated in euros.