How to Use the Morningstar ESG Commitment Level

Struggling to pick from the wide range of sustainable funds? Morningstar has launched the ESG Commitment Level to help

Annalisa Esposito 17 November, 2020 | 12:03PM

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New funds are being launched all the time, and the ever-expanding choice means it's often increasingly difficult for investors to pick a fund that lines up with their beliefs. When it comes to environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) investing, we need to be confident that not only will the fund we pick deliver decent returns but it will invest in the types of assets we expect. 

To help investors navigate this space, Morningstar has launched a new tool. The ESG Commitment Level identifies the best-in-class funds in the context of ESG investing, while highlighting those which are subpar in their approach to ESG investing.

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Annalisa Esposito  is a data journalist for Morningstar.co.uk

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