The Bottom Line: The announced closing of the $7.9 Sage ESG Intermediate Credit ETF in December illustrates challenges faced by ESG funds to gain traction.
The Bottom Line: The soon to close fourth quarter 2020 will set new records for sustainable ETF launches with at least 18 new sustainable ETFs.
The Bottom Line: Sustainable small cap value funds, dominated by an exclusionary approach to sustainable investing, rallied strongly in November with an average 17.7% gain.
The Bottom Line: Leading sustainable market indices turn in mixed results relative to their conventional counterparts in October but longer-term results continue to reflect outperformance.
The Bottom Line: Sustainable funds related events or developments in October 2020 numbered 33, including two M&A transactions involving Eaton Vance and Truvalue Labs, Inc.
The Bottom Line: Five of the top 10 robo-advisor platforms per Barron’s recent rankings offering sustainable investing options but offerings vary by range and scope.
The Bottom Line: iShares ESG Advanced HY Corporate ETF only 4th re-branded index fund in last 12-months during interval when just 12 ETFs were repurposed.