Sustainable Investing ETFs Cut Costs

Investors have historically paid for the privilege of incorporating ethical or environmental, social and governance factors - but now fees are falling

Kenneth Lamont 16 January, 2019 | 2:19PM

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As fees continue to tumble, there has never been a better time to put your money where your mouth is and invest responsibly with exchange-traded funds.

Investors have historically paid for the privilege of incorporating ethical or environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into their portfolios in the form of higher management fees. However, this is changing.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
iShares Global Water ETF USD Dist41.73 USD4.18
iShares MSCI USA ESG Scrn ETF USD Acc5.20 USD2.58
Lyxor Global Gender Eqlty (DR) ETF C USD9.31 USD3.47
UBS ETF BlombgBarclMSCI USLqCpSu $ A dis18.23 USD5.15

About Author

Kenneth Lamont  is a passive funds research analyst for Morningstar Europe.

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