BlackRock unveils two Paris-aligned sustainable equity ETFs

EMEA sustainable range hits $50bn AUM

Pedro Gonçalves
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Manuela Sperandeo, BlackRock's EMEA head of sustainable indexing
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Manuela Sperandeo, BlackRock's EMEA head of sustainable indexing

BlackRock has launched two ETFs that aim to help investors align their portfolios with the objectives of the Paris Agreement as the firm's EMEA sustainable range exceeds $50bn AUM.

The iShares S&P 500 Paris Aligned UCITS ETF and the iShares MSCI World Paris Aligned UCITS ETF are designed to mitigate exposure to transition and physical climate risks, capture opportunities arising from the transition to a lower-carbon economy, and screen out exposure to businesses involved in activities such as oil and gas, thermal coal, controversial weapons, high-carbon electricity generation and social norm violators. BlackRock launches active ESG Asian credit fund Both ETFs fall under Article 9 of the European Union's Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation, in line with Bla...

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