More funds are pushing into thematic investing focused on environment, social and governance criteria, according to data tracked by Morningstar. Photo: AP Photo More funds are pushing into thematic investing focused on environment, social and governance criteria, according to data tracked by Morningstar. Photo: AP Photo
More funds are pushing into thematic investing focused on environment, social and governance criteria, according to data tracked by Morningstar. Photo: AP Photo

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ESG investing: what you need to know and how smaller ETFs outgun BlackRock, Vanguard with sustainable screening and benchmarking

  • ESG-themed funds more than doubled to US$51.1 billion in the US last year, nearly tripled to US$36.7 billion in Asia ex-Japan in the year to March 2021
  • Some ETFs managed by smaller funds have outperformed S&P 500 and ETFs managed by titans like BlackRock and Vanguard

Topic |   ESG investing
More funds are pushing into thematic investing focused on environment, social and governance criteria, according to data tracked by Morningstar. Photo: AP Photo More funds are pushing into thematic investing focused on environment, social and governance criteria, according to data tracked by Morningstar. Photo: AP Photo
More funds are pushing into thematic investing focused on environment, social and governance criteria, according to data tracked by Morningstar. Photo: AP Photo
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