“East Capital Fuses ‘Best Stock-Picking’ With ESG In New Sustainable Emerging Markets Fund” – Forbes – June 28, 2017

On June 28, 2017 Forbes profiles the launch of the East Capital Sustainable Emerging Markets Fund, benchmarked against the MSCI Emerging Market Index and domiciled in Luxembourg.

According to the article, “(t)he fund will invest in companies characterized by high-growth potential and strong Environmental Social Governance (ESG) profiles, with a clear overweight in themes relating to domestic growth and the emerging consumer.

It is understood that the strategy will also seek investments in renewable energy and other fast-growing clean technologies. Off-benchmark exposure includes selective allocation to frontier markets and China A-Shares, Chinese companies listed in Shanghai and Shenzhen. Add to that the firm will be keeping an eye no doubt on China’s first nationwide carbon market, which is launching by the end of 2017.”

You may read the article on the Forbes internet site.