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FTSE Russell unveils suite of Paris-aligned equity indices

Jul 6th, 2021 | By
Aled Jones, Head of Sustainable Investment Product Management, EMEA, FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell has launched the FTSE EU Climate Benchmarks Index Series, a suite of climate-themed equity indices aligned with the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to two degrees above pre-industrial levels.

Saturna and HANetf unveil active sustainable ETF with carbon offset

Jul 6th, 2021 | By
Jane Carten, CEO of Saturna Capital

Saturna Capital will make its European ETF debut later this month with the launch of the actively managed Saturna Sustainable ESG Equity HANzero UCITS ETF (SESG LN) on London Stock Exchange.

Roundhill launches thematic ETF targeting the ‘Metaverse’

Jul 5th, 2021 | By
Matthew Ball, Managing Partner of Ball Metaverse Research Partners

Roundhill Investments has launched the Roundhill Ball Metaverse ETF (META US), a new thematic equity ETF providing exposure to companies linked to the rapidly-growing market of the Metaverse.

IndexIQ launches active ESG core bond ETF

Jul 2nd, 2021 | By
Janelle Woodward, President of MacKay Shields

IndexIQ has launched the IQ MacKay ESG Core Plus Bond ETF (ESGB US), a new actively managed ETF on NYSE Arca designed to serve as a core holding in socially responsible fixed income portfolios.

BNP Paribas launches Paris-aligned low-carbon world equity ETF

Jun 29th, 2021 | By
Isabelle Bourcier, Head of Quantitative & Index Management at BNP Paribas Asset Management

BNP Paribas Asset Management has added to its lineup of Paris-aligned low-carbon ETFs with the launch of the BNP Paribas Easy Low Carbon 300 World PAB UCITS ETF on Euronext Paris (LCWLD FP) and Xetra (LOWD GR).

Purpose and HANetf team up to launch clean energy ETF with carbon offsetting

Jun 24th, 2021 | By
HANzero: A Q&A with Hector McNeil

Purpose Investments and HANetf have teamed up to launch Europe’s first ETF to incorporate carbon offsetting.

BlackRock expands ‘megatrend’ suite with digital infrastructure ETF

Jun 15th, 2021 | By
Jeff Spiegel, Head of US iShares Megatrend and International ETFs

BlackRock has added to its suite of ‘megatrend’ portfolios – strategies that look beyond traditional sector classifications – with the launch of the iShares Cloud and 5G Multisector ETF (IDAT US).

Europe’s first airline ETF cleared for take-off

Jun 14th, 2021 | By
Europe’s first global airline ETF cleared for take-off

US Global Investors is set to launch Europe’s first ETF providing pure-play exposure to the global airline industry.

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

Jun 14th, 2021 | By
iClima Earth rolls out decarbonization and distributed renewable energy ETFs on NYSE Arca

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

Defiance launches hotels, airlines, and cruises ETF

Jun 9th, 2021 | By
Sylvia Jablonski, co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Defiance ETFs

Defiance ETFs has launched a new thematic equity ETF in the US which becomes the market’s second in less than a month to target stocks from the global travel industry.