Amundi launches emerging markets ESG ETF

Seed capital from Finnish pension firm

James Baxter-Derrington
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Amundi's ETF will adopt a 'do no harm' approach
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Amundi's ETF will adopt a 'do no harm' approach

Amundi has expanded its responsible investment offering with the introduction of an emerging markets ESG ETF, launched with a €500m investment from Ilmarinen, Finland’s largest pension insurance company.

The Amundi MSCI Emerging ESG Leaders UCITS ETF will track the performance of the MSCI EM ESG Leaders 5% Issuer Capped index, providing exposure to large- and mid-cap companies across 26 emerging market countries. Amundi expands responsible ETF range with eight launches In addition to utilising MSCI ESG ratings, the ETF excludes any companies involved in tobacco, alcohol, gambling and nuclear power, as well as conventional, nuclear, controversial and civilian weapons. Gaëtan Delculée, head of Amundi ETF, indexing and smart beta sales, said: "We are please that Ilmarinen has partnere...

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