Sustainable Fund Flows Slow in Q2

Inflows slowed down after a record first quarter, but European sustainable assets still hit a record high

Sunniva Kolostyak 27 July, 2021 | 12:59AM
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After several months of strong flows into sustainable funds, global investors have taken a step back. According to Morningstar's data, inflows in the second quarter of 2021 equalled $139.2 billion, down 24% compared with the first months of the year. Morningstar analysts have looked at the sustainable funds landscape four months on from the SFDR

The slowdown was driven by Europe, the largest market for sustainable funds, where inflows dropped by 25%. The US saw an 18% decline while Australasia and Japan offset the reduction slightly with a 114% increase in the former and level flows in the latter.

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Sunniva Kolostyak  is data journalist for Morningstar.co.uk

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