‘ ESG & Climate ’

BNP Paribas boosts sustainability credentials of 18 of its ETFs

Dec 3rd, 2021 | By
BNP Paribas boosts the sustainability credentials of 18 of its ETFs

BNP Paribas Asset Management has boosted the sustainability credentials of 18 of its ETFs with the adoption of new or amended indices. The ETFs concerned have assumed new ESG protocols or incorporated construction methodologies that bring them into alignment with Paris-Aligned Benchmark standards. Isabelle Bourcier, Head of Quantitative & Index Management at BNPP AM, said: “The move towards sustainable indices, including PAB, is a decisive step and a major axis of our development”.

UOB launches Asia Pacific green REIT ETF on SGX

Nov 25th, 2021 | By
UOB launches Asian green REIT ETF on SGX

UOB has launched an ETF in Singapore providing exposure to high-yielding green REITs listed in Asia Pacific and Oceania.

Saturna assumes management of Almalia/Sanlam’s Shariah-compliant active global equity ETF

Nov 24th, 2021 | By
Scott Klimo, CIO of Saturna Capital

Washington state-based investment manager Saturna Capital has taken over the management of an actively managed Shariah equity UCITS ETF originally sponsored by Almalia and Sanlam.

Amundi adds China and EM ex-China ETFs to ‘ESG Leaders’ suite

Nov 23rd, 2021 | By
Gaëtan Delculée, Global Head of ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta Sales at Amundi

Amundi has expanded its ‘ESG Leaders’ suite of ETFs with the launch of the Amundi MSCI China ESG Leaders Select UCITS ETF and Amundi MSCI Emerging ex-China ESG Leaders Select UCITS ETF on LSE.

Tabula cross-lists its ESG Asia ex-Japan high-yield corporate bond ETF on Xetra

Nov 23rd, 2021 | By
Michael John Lytle, CEO of Tabula Investment Management

Tabula Investment Management has cross-listed its highly successful Asia ex-Japan high-yield corporate bond ETF on Deutsche Börse Xetra.

Invesco launches equally weighted S&P 500 ESG Leaders ETF

Nov 19th, 2021 | By
John Hoffman, Head of Americas, ETFs & Indexed Strategies at Invesco

Invesco has launched a new ETF in the US providing equally weighted exposure to a subset of S&P 500 companies with robust environmental, social, and governance (ESG) profiles.

BlackRock launches Asia ex-Japan USD investment-grade corporate bond ETF

Nov 19th, 2021 | By
BlackRock launches Asia ex-Japan USD corporate bond ETF

BlackRock has launched a new fixed income ETF in Europe providing ESG-screened exposure to US dollar-denominated corporate bonds from issuers domiciled in the Asia ex-Japan region.

HSBC unveils sustainable EUR and USD corporate bond ETFs

Nov 18th, 2021 | By
Olga de Tapia, Global Head of ETF Sales at HSBC Asset Management

HSBC Asset Management has unveiled its first two sustainable fixed income ETFs, providing ESG-enhanced exposure to EUR and USD corporate credit.

Invesco Canada launches ESG Nasdaq ETFs

Nov 15th, 2021 | By
Pat Chiefalo, Head of Canada, Invesco ETFs & Indexed Strategies

Invesco Canada has introduced two new ETFs providing exposure to ESG-adjusted versions of flagship Nasdaq indices.

Demand for active ETFs in Europe set to expand, finds Cerulli

Nov 12th, 2021 | By
Justina Deveikyte, Director of European Institutional Research at Cerulli Associates.

The European market for actively managed ETFs is poised to grow with institutional investors driving demand, according to Cerulli Associates.