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FlexShares rolls out climate-tilted ESG core portfolio ETFs

Sep 23rd, 2021 | By
Chris Huemmer, Senior Vice President and Senior Investment Strategist for FlexShares ETFs.

Northern Trust has rolled out a new suite of FlexShares ETFs on NYSE Arca providing low-cost core portfolio exposures with improved ESG scores and reduced carbon risk compared to traditional broad market benchmarks. Christopher Huemmer, Senior Investment Strategist for FlexShares ETFs, said: “In response to heightened client demand for climate investing, we created this new suite to offer core investment strategies that we believe are better positioned to benefit from the ongoing transition to a low-carbon economy.”


ETFMG, Breakwave launch maritime decarbonization ETF

Sep 23rd, 2021 | By
ETFMG launches maritime decarbonization ETF

ETF Managers Group has launched a new thematic equity ETF on NYSE Arca in partnership with Breakwave Advisors that provides exposure to companies actively reducing the carbon footprint of the global maritime sector.


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 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.


Hoya Capital launches high income US real estate ETF

Sep 22nd, 2021 | By
Hoya Capital launches high income US real estate ETF

Real estate investment specialist Hoya Capital has introduced its second ETF, a passively managed fund targeting some of the highest-yielding property securities in the US.


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.


AdvisorShares serves up active psychedelics ETF

Sep 20th, 2021 | By
Dan Ahrens AdvisorShares

AdvisorShares has launched the AdvisorShares Psychedelics ETF (PSIL US), a new actively managed ETF providing exposure to companies developing therapeutic solutions using psychedelics.


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.


Dimensional converts two global ex-US mutual funds worth $8bn to ETFs

Sep 16th, 2021 | By
Gerard O’Reilly, co-CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Dimensional Fund Advisors

Dimensional Fund Advisors has converted a further two tax-managed mutual funds, collectively housing $8.2 billion in assets, into transparent actively managed ETFs.


ALPS launches travel beneficiaries ETF

Sep 15th, 2021 | By
ALPS launches travel beneficiaries ETF

SS&C ALPS Advisors has launched the ALPS Global Travel Beneficiaries ETF (JRNY US), a new thematic equity ETF providing smart beta exposure to companies that are poised to benefit from a rebound in global travel.


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.