3 ETFs for ESG Investors

The number of passive ESG funds has increased dramatically in recent years, and these low-cost options can be a great way to tap into sustainable investment themes 

Holly Black 23 July, 2020 | 9:09AM

ESG ETFs

Using passives fund can be an efficient route into ESG investing, rather than trusting to an active fund manager to make the right calls. With tracker funds you can simply pick the region and strategy on which you want to focus, and get invested at a low price. 

As with any investment focusing on environmental, social and governance factors, it's important to do your research to ensure you agree with the stocks the fund is ruling out and those it is allowing into its portfolio. A best-in-class approach, for example, may include sectors you'd prefer to avoid, while very stringent funds may rule out areas you had hoped to gain exposure to.

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor, Morningstar.co.uk

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