3 Funds for ESG Investors

Investors looking for general exposure to sustainable businesses can choose a broad ESG fund. We look at three of the options

Holly Black 8 October, 2019 | 9:01AM

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Sustainable investment funds offer a broader exposure to environmental, social and governance (ESG) themes rather than focusing on a specific area. These can be a great option for newcomers to sustainable investing or those who are yet to determine the exact areas that are most important to them.

A major benefit of taking a broad approach to ESG is that the fund’s performance may be less volatile compared to a fund which focuses on just one theme or industry. However, investors still need to do their homework – check the fund’s strategy and how the manager makes decisions about which companies to invest in and avoid as there are various approaches they might take and not all of them may suit your world view.

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor, Morningstar.co.uk

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