‘ ESG & Climate ’

BNP Paribas’s CAC 40 ETF adopts new ESG index

Sep 22nd, 2021 | By
Isabelle Bourcier, Head of Quantitative & Index Management at BNP Paribas Asset Management

BNP Paribas Asset Management has made changes to its headline French equity ETF – the €160 million BNP Paribas Easy CAC 40 UCITS ETF – which will see the fund replicate a new index aligned with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria. Isabelle Bourcier, Head of Quantitative & Index Management at BNP Paribas Asset Management, commented: “Our long-term strategic positioning within ESG ETFs enables us to meet growing investor demand, and we are proud to offer the first index fund on Euronext’s new CAC 40 ESG Index.”


DWS unveils suite of ESG-screened European sector ETFs

Sep 21st, 2021 | By
DWS unveils suite of ESG-screened European sector ETFs

DWS has unveiled a suite of socially responsible European sector ETFs that exclude companies from industries considered less reputable as well as firms with poor ESG profiles.


Thematic investing and ESG to power growth of passives in Europe

Sep 17th, 2021 | By
Fabrizio Zumbo, Associate Director, European Asset Management Research, Cerulli.

Thematic and ESG investment strategies are expected to play a significant role in the future growth of passive investing in Europe, according to financial research firm Cerulli Associates.


Janus Henderson unveils suite of active ESG ETFs

Sep 15th, 2021 | By
Nick Cherney, Head of ETPs at Janus Henderson Investors

Janus Henderson has introduced its first socially responsible ETFs with the launch of five actively managed funds on NYSE Arca.


Lyxor targets corporate issuers in fourth green bond ETF

Sep 15th, 2021 | By
Philippe Baché, Head of Fixed Income ETF Product at Lyxor Asset Management

Lyxor Asset Management has launched the Lyxor Corporate Green Bond (DR) UCITS ETF, a new fund targeting green bonds from corporate issuers globally.


Morningstar acquires Moorgate Benchmarks in direct indexing push

Sep 14th, 2021 | By
Morningstar acquires Moorgate Benchmarks in direct indexing push

Morningstar has agreed to acquire Moorgate Benchmarks, a privately held indexing specialist based in Europe, in a move that aims to enhance the investment research firm’s direct indexing capabilities.


VanEck unveils sustainable muni bond ETF

Sep 14th, 2021 | By
James Colby, Portfolio Manager with VanEck.

VanEck has launched a new fixed income ETF which is the first to comprise a portfolio of municipal bonds based on positive environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria.


Accelerate launches carbon-negative bitcoin ETF on TSX

Sep 14th, 2021 | By
Bitcoin ETFs

Accelerate Financial Technologies has launched a bitcoin-tracking ETF in Canada that offsets more than 100% of the estimated carbon emissions from associated bitcoin mining and transaction activities.


Tabula launches Asia ex-Japan sustainable HY corporate bond ETF

Sep 9th, 2021 | By
MJ Lytle, Chief Executive, Tabula Investment Management

European fixed income ETF provider Tabula Investment Management has launched Europe’s first ETF providing sustainable exposure to high yield corporate bonds from the Asia ex-Japan region.


BlackRock unveils Europe’s first sustainable global aggregate bond ETF

Sep 9th, 2021 | By
Brett Olson, Head of Fixed Income iShares in EMEA for BlackRock

BlackRock has launched the iShares Global Aggregate Bond ESG UCITS ETF, Europe’s first ETF providing exposure to a sustainable global aggregate bond portfolio.