Aberdeen Standard launches sustainable emerging markets equity fund

James Baxter-Derrington
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Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has launched a new sustainable emerging markets equity fund which seeks long-term performance through "best-in-class" ESG companies. The Aberdeen Standard SICAV I - Emerging Markets Sustainable and Responsible Investment Equity fund targets both firms with existing ESG credentials and those that are "seeking to improve", in addition to which the current holdings have "a lower carbon footprint than the index". Each company is given a proprietary "quality and ESG quality" score, identified through a bottom up assessment of both the sustainability of t...

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