Invesco bolsters passive ESG range with emerging markets ETF

Covers 26 countries

James Baxter-Derrington
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The fund employs an exclusionary policy
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The fund employs an exclusionary policy

Invesco has launched an emerging markets ESG-screened ETF, which brings the firm’s range of passive ESG funds to eight funds.

The Invesco MSCI Emerging Markets ESG Universal Screened UCITS ETF will offer investors access to large- and mid-cap stocks across 26 nations, while following a set of exclusionary principles. Invesco launches US dollar high-yield corporate bond ESG ETF Firms involved in controversial, conventional or nuclear weapons, civilian firearms, oil sands, thermal coals, tobacco or recreational cannabis will all be excluded from the fund, as will any company that has "faced severe controversies over ESG issues in the past three years" or has a "very low" MSCI ESG score. The remaining stocks...

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