“In Taiwan, ESG ETFs take flight” – ETF Stream – September 5, 2019

On September 5, 2019 ETF Stream reported that “Yuanta Securities Investment Trust Co (Yuanta SITC), the largest ETF manger in Taiwan, has launched the island state’s first environmental, social and governance (ESG) ETF, allowing more local individual investors to access responsible investing.

The so-called Yuanta FTSE4Good TIP Taiwan ESG ETF was launched on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) on August 23. The product is benchmark against the FTSE4Good TIP Taiwan ESG Index, which was compiled by FTSE Russell and Taiwan Index Plus Corp (TIPS), a subsidiary of the Taiwan Stock Exchange, in 2018.

The index is designed to mirror the performance of 73 locally listed companies that comply with international ESG guidelines.”

You may read the article on the ETF Stream internet site.