“BlackRock & Thomson Reuters Partner to Launch ESG Fund” – FTF News – September 25, 2018

On September 25, 2018 FTF News reported that BlackRock and Thomson Reuters have partnered to launch an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) that will enable investors to invest in ESG-focused companies in developed and emerging markets.

The iShares Thomson Reuters Inclusion & Diversity UCITS ETF tracks the Thomson Reuters Global Large/Mid Diversity and Inclusion ex. Controversial Weapons Equal Weight Total Return Index, which is related to the Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index.

The Index ranks 2.000 publicly-traded companies and consist of the top 100 companies, based on 24 metrics in the following four categories:  controversies and news; diversity; inclusion; and human development.

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