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VanEck Vectors MSCI International Sustainable Equity ETF

Fund Manager: Vaneck
Inception Date: Mar 08, 2018

VanEck’s equity ETF certified by RIAA

Money Management - Jul 02, 2018

VanEck has announced its international sustainable equity exchange-traded fund (ETF) has been certified as “ethical” by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA). The fund was launched on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in March 2018 and aimed to provide investors with access to a portfolio of around 174 “true-to-label” sustainable international companies. It tracked the MSCI World ex-Australia ex-Fossil Fuel Select SRI and Low Carbon Capped Index, which screens companies based on fossil fuel ownership and revenues, socially responsible activities, environmental, social or governance (ESG) performance, and carbon emissions. [More]

One of the emerging themes in investing is the desire for many investors to invest in line with their own ethical beliefs. Last year we saw Betashares successfully launch their International and Australian focused ethical / sustainable ETFs. VanEck is the latest fund manager to join the party, recently launching the VanEck Vectors MSCI International Sustainable Equity ETF (ESGI). Today we take a look at the fund and how it differs to the other ethical ETFs available. What’s ESGI’s ... [More]

VanEck launches sustainable ETF

Financial Standard - Feb 12, 2018

VanEck is set to launch a global equities ETF on the ASX to meet investors' shifting preferences for sustainable options. The VanEck Vectors MSCI International Sustainable Equity ETF, to list under ticker code ESGI, will invest in international companies using in-depth sustainability criteria. he fund charges management fees of 0.55% per annum and will track the MSCI World ex Australia ex Fossil Fuel Select SRI and Low Carbon Capped Index. The index excludes companies with fossil fuel reserves and high carbon emission; operate in alcohol, gambling, tobacco, military weapons, civilian firearms, nuclear power, adult entertainment and genetically modified organisms. [More]

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