• Gustavo Bernal Torres

Sustainable ETF Assets Jump but Most Funds Fall Short on UN Goals

New tool developed with Unctad aims to counter practice of ‘green washing’-

  • Assets under management in ESG ETFs jumped three-fold from just under $59bn at the end of 2019 to just over $174bn at the close of 2020, a rise of nearly 200 per cent, according to data from TrackInsight, the Financial Times’ data partner for the ETF Hub.

  • The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) has collaborated with TrackInsight to produce a tool that helps investors to search for ETFs that are directly aligned with SDGs.

Source: https://www.ft.com/content/93de5996-efa1-42ab-a443-646ca50a6db0 & https://www.trackinsight.com/en/esg-observatory


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