‘ ESG & Climate ’

Franklin Templeton taps expertise of affiliates for upcoming ETF listings on TSX

Jun 18th, 2021 | By
Franklin Templeton taps expertise of affiliates for upcoming ETF listings on TSX

Franklin Templeton has tapped the active management expertise of its affiliates Brandywine Global, ClearBridge Investments and Martin Currie for the upcoming launch of five ETFs in Canada.


Fidelity unveils two actively managed ESG ETFs

Jun 17th, 2021 | By
Fidelity unveils two actively managed ESG ETFs

Fidelity has added a pair of ESG strategies to its lineup of non-transparent active ETFs in the US.


ETF adoption accelerates in China, finds BBH

Jun 14th, 2021 | By
Chris Pigott, Senior Vice President, BBH Hong Kong

China’s ETF market experienced a banner year in 2020 and is poised for further rapid growth over the next 12 months, according to research from ETF custodian and administrator Brown Brothers Harriman.


iClima Earth to launch world’s first distributed renewable energy ETF on LSE

Jun 14th, 2021 | By
Gabriela Herculano, CEO of iClima Earth

iClima Earth is set to launch the world’s first ETF providing exposure to companies promoting the decentralization of energy generation.


SSGA rolls out ESG-screened Dividend Aristocrats ETFs in Europe

Jun 8th, 2021 | By
SSGA rolls out ESG-screened Dividend Aristocrats ETFs in Europe

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled a new suite of income-focused ETFs in Europe that seek to combine sustainable dividends with socially responsible exclusion criteria.


Lyxor cuts fees on US and European Paris-aligned equity ETFs

Jun 8th, 2021 | By
Lyxor Paris aligned equity ETFs

Lyxor has reduced the fees on a pair of equity ETFs that are aligned with the carbon-reduction goals of the Paris Agreement.


BlackRock launches low-cost Australian ESG equity ETF on ASX

Jun 7th, 2021 | By
BlackRock launches low-cost Australian ESG ETF

BlackRock has launched the iShares Core MSCI Australia ESG Leaders ETF (IESG AU) on the Australian Securities Exchange, providing low-cost exposure to Australian equities with robust environmental, social, and governance credentials.


Horizons unveils Canada’s first global green bond ETF

Jun 4th, 2021 | By
Horizons unveils Canada's first global green bond ETF

Toronto-headquartered Horizons ETFs has launched the Horizons S&P Green Bond Index ETF (HGGB CN), Canada’s first fixed income ETF to target ‘green’ bonds issued globally.


CSOP launches Chinese solar industry ETF in Hong Kong

Jun 2nd, 2021 | By
Solar ETFs

CSOP Asset Management has launched a new thematic equity ETF in Hong Kong providing exposure to China A-share companies involved in the photovoltaic industry.


Putnam debuts four semi-transparent active equity ETFs

May 28th, 2021 | By
Robert L. Reynolds, President and CEO, Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments has debuted its first ETFs with the launch of four actively managed semi-transparent funds on NYSE Arca that replicate some of the firm’s most popular US equity strategies.