The Bottom Line: Twenty-five August 2020 reported events include first time ESG scores released from two notable firms, Bloomberg and ISS covering companies and funds.
The Bottom Line: The reconstitution of the Dow Jones Industrial Average effective as of the start on August 31st elevates the benchmark’s overall ESG score.
The Bottom Line: Sustainable large cap equity funds retain a slight year-to-date edge as the S&P 500 records a new all-time high on Augst 18th.
The Bottom Line: American Century introduces two actively managed non-transparent sustainable investment ETFs, adding to the now 34 actively managed sustainable funds with $17.1 billion.
The Bottom Line: 21 events reported in July, including the launch of two long/short funds. Direxion’s long-short fund is beating the S&P 500 since inception.
The Bottom Line: Assets of sustainable mutual funds and ETFs surpass 10% of fund industry assets for the first time as of June 30, 2020.
The Bottom Line: 25 new firms in the first half of 2020 add sustainable investment products, now up to 182 firms. More expected to follow.