Proportion of 'ESG' ETFs failing to align with UN SDGs continues to grow

James Baxter-Derrington
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Over half of all ESG ETF assets are unaligned with an SDG
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Over half of all ESG ETF assets are unaligned with an SDG

The number of ESG ETFs unaligned with any of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) has increased from 342 to 442 over the past quarter, as the number of funds and amount of assets aligned with an SDG remains in the minority.

The number of ESG ETFs unaligned with any of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) has increased from 342 to 442 over the past quarter, as the number of funds and amount of assets aligned with an SDG remains in the minority. The second edition of TrackInsight's ESG Observatory research revealed the number of SDGs entirely unsupported by an ETF has fallen from six to two, with only SDG 1, aiming to eliminate poverty, and SDG16, covering peace, justice and strong institutions, unava...

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