Five funds to mark five years of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals

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Ruli Viljoen of Morningstar
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Ruli Viljoen of Morningstar

As the UN's Sustainable Development Goals celebrate their fifth anniversary, head of manager selection at Morningstar Ruli Viljoen picks her five funds that use them as a guide for engagement with portfolio companies.

25 September marked the fifth anniversary of the introduction of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These are 17 interconnected goals with varying numbers of underlying targets that, in the words of the UN, "are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all". LGIM commits to more stringent standards in annual Climate Impact Pledge These goals vary from basic human injustices (such as eradicating poverty and hunger) through to the provisions of clean water, healthcare and education, as well as tackling inequality based on gender and inco...

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