“State Street Global Advisors Expands Suite of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ETFs” – Business Wire – October 25, 2016

In a press release distributed by Business Wire on October 25, 2016 State Street Global Advisors announced:  “SPDR MSCI EAFE Fossil Fuel Reserves Free ETF (EFAX) and the SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets Fossil Fuel Reserves Free ETF (EEMX) began trading on the NYSE Arca. Developed to address growing client demand for ESG strategies and help investors divest from companies owning fossil fuel reserves while maintaining the benefits of core exposures to key benchmarks, the newest additions to SSGA’s ESG line-up are the first MSCI EAFE and Emerging Markets ex Fossil Fuel Reserves Free ETFs.”

This is yet another new vehicle for investors seeking to apply ESG considerations to their emerging markets portfolios.

You may read the press release on the Business Wire internet site.