ESG in ETFs: The European large-cap funds with the top scores

Second instalment in our new series

Anna Fedorova
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European large-cap products have fared better than their US counterparts so far
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European large-cap products have fared better than their US counterparts so far

In the second part of our new series on ETFs, Investment Week looks at the funds in the European large-cap stocks sector which gained the best ethical, social and governance (ESG) ratings from analysis platform TrackInsight.

TrackInsight revealed its ESG tool in April, designed to give investors the capacity to assess the composition of a product under a socially responsible scope. This tool, powered by Conser, analyses ETF holdings via a "consensus-driven" technology, which gives insight into the ESG consensus on each individual holding, as well as "major controversies and breaches of international norms". To gain this score, the tool assesses multiple ESG sources, such as implicit evaluations of ratings agencies and sustainable asset managers. In our second article of the series, we reveal the five Euro...

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