Why ESG Investing is Easy With ETFs

Funds like the UBS MSCI ACWI Socially Responsible ETF (AWSR) could provide an easy way to dip their toes into ESG investing

Dimitar Boyadzhiev 11 October, 2019 | 2:26PM

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Sustainability is a big deal to a lot of people today. In survey after survey, citizens express concern about climate change, environmental issues, the ways companies treat their workers, and corporate social responsibility.

In the investment world, these concerns are often referred to as environmental, social, and governance, or ESG, issues. More and more investors are interested in seeing ESG concerns addressed in their portfolios, but many don’t know where to start from and feel overwhelmed by the growing number of ESG funds on offer. 

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
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UBS ETF MSCI ACWI Sclly Rspnb H $ A Acc USD9.81 USD3.49

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Dimitar Boyadzhiev  is a Passive Strategies Research Analyst for Morningstar

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