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“ETFs Join the Socially Responsible Investing Surge” – The Wall Street Journal – April 24, 2019

On April 24, 2019 The Wall Street Journal reported that “ETF issuers are jumping on the ESG bandwagon.” Since many of them are new, “many haven’t had a chance to prove they can perform strongly over time.” According to the article, “(g)lobally, there are now around 182 ETFs that incorporate environmental, social and governance factors […]

“Big tech drags US down ESG rankings while EM nations rise” – Portfolio Adviser – April 23, 2019

On April 23, 2019 Portfolio Advisor reported that “(g)lobal ratings firm Morningstar recently published a ‘Sustainability Atlas’ examining and rating 46 country equity indices on ESG criteria. Morningstar researchers analysed the firm’s entire suite of global equity indexes, representing 97% of global market capitalisation for the first time incorporating the firm’s Carbon Metrics to assess […]