The bottom line: Sustainable investment money market options for institutional investors continue to expand, with US money market funds taking a wide lead by assets.
The Bottom Line: Sustainable junk bond mutual funds and ETFs expand, but the universe is dominated by funds that have adopted an ESG Consideration strategy.
The Bottom Line: Eight of the ten largest large cap growth and blended funds invest in Facebook, boycotted now for failing to police hate speech.
The Bottom Line: 33 material events were identified in June 2020, dominated by new fund launches, including seven ETFs in the US, and personnel changes.
The Bottom Line: The sustainable funds segment is highly concentrated with 20 of 179 firms managing 91.5% of assets. Expansion in number of firms expected.
The Bottom Line: Five new firms introduced first time sustainable mutual funds and ETFs in May that encapsulate ESG integration strategies but their approaches vary.