Investors Back Sustainable ETFs

European ESG index funds are now close to €100 billion in assets under management after a flurry of new product launches so far this year

Valerio Baselli 27 November, 2018 | 7:18AM

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As sustainable investing becomes more mainstream, investors’ passive fund choices continue to grow. A total of 18 new sustainable index funds launched this year, pushing the overall number to just under 200 – and these funds now hold just under €100 billion in investors' money.

Twenty-six of 199 sustainable index funds domiciled in Europe now have more than €1 billion in assets. Nine of those funds have more than €2 billion. Within the Europe-domiciled sustainable index funds universe, there are 16 fixed-income funds and one allocation fund.

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Valerio Baselli  is an Editor at Morningstar France and Italy.

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