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The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the STOXX® USA ESG Impact Index. The fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets (exclusive of collateral held from securities lending) in the securities of the underlying index. The underlying index is an optimized index designed to provide broad market exposure that is tilted toward U.S. companies that score better with respect to a small set of ESG characteristics and to provide the potential for attractive risk-adjusted performance relative to the STOXX® USA 900 Index, as determined by the index provider.

Market Cap: 16.5 Million

Primary Exchange: NASDAQ Global Market

Website: http://www.flexshares.com

Shares Outstanding: 250 Thousand

Float: 250 Thousand

Dividend: 0.96909 (1.47%)

Beta: 0.831776

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Short Interest (): 0

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Gambling

Longest drawdown: 202 trading days

From: 2018-10-01 To: 2019-04-22

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The iShares Global Impact ETF: How Sustainable Development Can Be Unsustainable

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-29 22:22:42:000

So I previously wrote about a few funds dedicated to investing according to religious values. There are also funds dedicated to investing according to social values. The iShares MSCI Global Impact ETF ( SDG ) is one such fund that is dedicated to investing according to the United Nations' Su… read more...

The iShares Global Impact ETF: How Sustainable Development Can Be Unsustainable

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-29 22:22:42:000

So I previously wrote about a few funds dedicated to investing according to religious values. There are also funds dedicated to investing according to social values. The iShares MSCI Global Impact ETF ( SDG ) is one such fund that is dedicated to investing according to the United Nations' Su… read more...

The iShares Global Impact ETF: How Sustainable Development Can Be Unsustainable

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-29 22:22:42:000

So I previously wrote about a few funds dedicated to investing according to religious values. There are also funds dedicated to investing according to social values. The iShares MSCI Global Impact ETF ( SDG ) is one such fund that is dedicated to investing according to the United Nations' Su… read more...

The iShares Global Impact ETF: How Sustainable Development Can Be Unsustainable

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-29 22:22:42:000

So I previously wrote about a few funds dedicated to investing according to religious values. There are also funds dedicated to investing according to social values. The iShares MSCI Global Impact ETF ( SDG ) is one such fund that is dedicated to investing according to the United Nations' Su… read more...

The iShares Global Impact ETF: How Sustainable Development Can Be Unsustainable

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-29 22:22:42:000

So I previously wrote about a few funds dedicated to investing according to religious values. There are also funds dedicated to investing according to social values. The iShares MSCI Global Impact ETF ( SDG ) is one such fund that is dedicated to investing according to the United Nations' Su… read more...

The iShares Global Impact ETF: How Sustainable Development Can Be Unsustainable

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-29 22:22:42:000

So I previously wrote about a few funds dedicated to investing according to religious values. There are also funds dedicated to investing according to social values. The iShares MSCI Global Impact ETF ( SDG ) is one such fund that is dedicated to investing according to the United Nations' Su… read more...

The iShares Global Impact ETF: How Sustainable Development Can Be Unsustainable

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-29 22:22:42:000

So I previously wrote about a few funds dedicated to investing according to religious values. There are also funds dedicated to investing according to social values. The iShares MSCI Global Impact ETF ( SDG ) is one such fund that is dedicated to investing according to the United Nations' Su… read more...

The 2 Faces Of Investing In Renewables

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-27 23:26:47:000

Renewable energy, however defined, is widely seen as a sustainable and socially responsible (and, if the investing is done right, very profitable) addition to one's portfolio. Indeed, such entities as the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, an Ohio based research-and-analy… read more...

The 2 Faces Of Investing In Renewables

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-27 23:26:47:000

Renewable energy, however defined, is widely seen as a sustainable and socially responsible (and, if the investing is done right, very profitable) addition to one's portfolio. Indeed, such entities as the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, an Ohio based research-and-analy… read more...

Vanguard launches its first actively managed ESG fund

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-21 06:30:57:000

Known for the passive index funds it pioneered, Vanguard now starts the subscription period for its first actively managed environmental, social, and governance fund, Global ESG Select Stock Fund (VEIGX). More news on: iShares KLD 400 Social Index ETF, iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF, iS… read more...

Vanguard launches its first actively managed ESG fund

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-21 06:30:57:000

Known for the passive index funds it pioneered, Vanguard now starts the subscription period for its first actively managed environmental, social, and governance fund, Global ESG Select Stock Fund (VEIGX). More news on: iShares KLD 400 Social Index ETF, iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF, iS… read more...

Vanguard launches its first actively managed ESG fund

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-21 06:30:57:000

Known for the passive index funds it pioneered, Vanguard now starts the subscription period for its first actively managed environmental, social, and governance fund, Global ESG Select Stock Fund (VEIGX). More news on: iShares KLD 400 Social Index ETF, iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF, iS… read more...

Unearthing ESG In The Gold Industry

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 15:31:04:000

Easing Global Risks Softened Safe-Haven Demand The gold price showed a small decline in April as global risks eased somewhat. First quarter gross domestic product ((GDP)) growth exceeded expectations in the U.S. and China. China also reported gains in retail sales and industrial production f… read more...

Unearthing ESG In The Gold Industry

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 15:31:04:000

Easing Global Risks Softened Safe-Haven Demand The gold price showed a small decline in April as global risks eased somewhat. First quarter gross domestic product ((GDP)) growth exceeded expectations in the U.S. and China. China also reported gains in retail sales and industrial production f… read more...

Unearthing ESG In The Gold Industry

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 15:31:04:000

Easing Global Risks Softened Safe-Haven Demand The gold price showed a small decline in April as global risks eased somewhat. First quarter gross domestic product ((GDP)) growth exceeded expectations in the U.S. and China. China also reported gains in retail sales and industrial production f… read more...

Unearthing ESG In The Gold Industry

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 15:31:04:000

Easing Global Risks Softened Safe-Haven Demand The gold price showed a small decline in April as global risks eased somewhat. First quarter gross domestic product ((GDP)) growth exceeded expectations in the U.S. and China. China also reported gains in retail sales and industrial production f… read more...

ESG Investment Management: Responsibility, Research, Results

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 16:27:47:000

Sustainability and ESG investing (environmental, social, governance) were recurring themes during this year's Milken Global Conference throughout many sessions. I was pleased to participate in a panel on how the investment management field is integrating ESG factors into processes and produc… read more...

ESG Investment Management: Responsibility, Research, Results

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 16:27:47:000

Sustainability and ESG investing (environmental, social, governance) were recurring themes during this year's Milken Global Conference throughout many sessions. I was pleased to participate in a panel on how the investment management field is integrating ESG factors into processes and produc… read more...

Impact Investing: How Big Is The Market?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-30 21:48:09:000

The Global Impact Investing Network recently issued a report on the size of the market for impact investing . The report explores how many investors want to invest how much of their money in ways that will do good for the planet and for the human social structures it hosts, as well as… read more...

Impact Investing: How Big Is The Market?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-30 21:48:09:000

The Global Impact Investing Network recently issued a report on the size of the market for impact investing . The report explores how many investors want to invest how much of their money in ways that will do good for the planet and for the human social structures it hosts, as well as… read more...

Impact Investing: How Big Is The Market?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-30 21:48:09:000

The Global Impact Investing Network recently issued a report on the size of the market for impact investing . The report explores how many investors want to invest how much of their money in ways that will do good for the planet and for the human social structures it hosts, as well as… read more...

Impact Investing: How Big Is The Market?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-30 21:48:09:000

The Global Impact Investing Network recently issued a report on the size of the market for impact investing . The report explores how many investors want to invest how much of their money in ways that will do good for the planet and for the human social structures it hosts, as well as… read more...

Earning Sustainable Gains

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-29 05:29:41:000

By Jonathan Bailey, Head of ESG Investing Human tragedy, financial damage, regulatory tightening and people power are driving ESG up the agenda. To mark the release of our 2018 ESG Annual Report, today's CIO Weekly Perspectives comes from guest contributor Jonathan Bailey. In January, … read more...

Earning Sustainable Gains

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-29 05:29:41:000

By Jonathan Bailey, Head of ESG Investing Human tragedy, financial damage, regulatory tightening and people power are driving ESG up the agenda. To mark the release of our 2018 ESG Annual Report, today's CIO Weekly Perspectives comes from guest contributor Jonathan Bailey. In January, … read more...

Rebalancing For Opportunity Cost Through Contrarian Investment Strategies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 07:03:03:000

2018s late equity selloff left many investors disappointed and tired of traditional index funds and passive investing. Attributing some would be, and should have arguments, and a bit of hindsight bias, some investors decided to abandon the staple $ SPY ,… read more...

Rebalancing For Opportunity Cost Through Contrarian Investment Strategies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 07:03:03:000

2018s late equity selloff left many investors disappointed and tired of traditional index funds and passive investing. Attributing some would be, and should have arguments, and a bit of hindsight bias, some investors decided to abandon the staple $ SPY ,… read more...

Rebalancing For Opportunity Cost Through Contrarian Investment Strategies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 07:03:03:000

2018s late equity selloff left many investors disappointed and tired of traditional index funds and passive investing. Attributing some would be, and should have arguments, and a bit of hindsight bias, some investors decided to abandon the staple $ SPY ,… read more...

Rebalancing For Opportunity Cost Through Contrarian Investment Strategies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 07:03:03:000

2018s late equity selloff left many investors disappointed and tired of traditional index funds and passive investing. Attributing some would be, and should have arguments, and a bit of hindsight bias, some investors decided to abandon the staple $ SPY ,… read more...

Rebalancing For Opportunity Cost Through Contrarian Investment Strategies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 07:03:03:000

2018s late equity selloff left many investors disappointed and tired of traditional index funds and passive investing. Attributing some would be, and should have arguments, and a bit of hindsight bias, some investors decided to abandon the staple $ SPY ,… read more...

Rebalancing For Opportunity Cost Through Contrarian Investment Strategies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 07:03:03:000

2018s late equity selloff left many investors disappointed and tired of traditional index funds and passive investing. Attributing some would be, and should have arguments, and a bit of hindsight bias, some investors decided to abandon the staple $ SPY ,… read more...

Rebalancing For Opportunity Cost Through Contrarian Investment Strategies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 07:03:03:000

2018s late equity selloff left many investors disappointed and tired of traditional index funds and passive investing. Attributing some would be, and should have arguments, and a bit of hindsight bias, some investors decided to abandon the staple $ SPY ,… read more...

The 3 Themes Transforming Sustainable Investing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-28 04:26:44:000

By Andre Bertolotti, CFA Sustainable investing is no longer a niche area; it's something investors should not ignore. Brian discusses three key themes driving transformation in this area. Sustainable investing was once viewed as a niche area involving a trade-off between value and "value… read more...

Sustainability For The Globe - And Your Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-28 03:47:10:000

By David Wismer San Francisco will become the new Los Angeles? New York City and Boston will start resembling cities in Arkansas? From a climate perspective, that is - in 60 years. So says a recent study published by Nature Communications , written by researchers from the Universi… read more...

The 3 Themes Transforming Sustainable Investing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 23:26:44:000

By Andre Bertolotti, CFA Sustainable investing is no longer a niche area; it's something investors should not ignore. Brian discusses three key themes driving transformation in this area. Sustainable investing was once viewed as a niche area involving a trade-off between value and "value… read more...

The 3 Themes Transforming Sustainable Investing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 23:26:44:000

By Andre Bertolotti, CFA Sustainable investing is no longer a niche area; it's something investors should not ignore. Brian discusses three key themes driving transformation in this area. Sustainable investing was once viewed as a niche area involving a trade-off between value and "value… read more...

Sustainability For The Globe - And Your Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 22:47:10:000

By David Wismer San Francisco will become the new Los Angeles? New York City and Boston will start resembling cities in Arkansas? From a climate perspective, that is - in 60 years. So says a recent study published by Nature Communications , written by researchers from the Universi… read more...

Sustainability For The Globe - And Your Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 22:47:10:000

By David Wismer San Francisco will become the new Los Angeles? New York City and Boston will start resembling cities in Arkansas? From a climate perspective, that is - in 60 years. So says a recent study published by Nature Communications , written by researchers from the Universi… read more...

Taking One Step At A Time: Moving Our Sovereign Bond ESG Research Forward

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-26 07:38:22:000

By J. Patrick Bradley Introduction Environmental, Social, and Governance ((ESG)) factors have increasingly become a part of investment research efforts, whether the focus is equities, corporate bonds, or sovereign bonds. Investor interest continues to grow as well. ESG's impact on invest… read more...

Taking One Step At A Time: Moving Our Sovereign Bond ESG Research Forward

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-26 07:38:22:000

By J. Patrick Bradley Introduction Environmental, Social, and Governance ((ESG)) factors have increasingly become a part of investment research efforts, whether the focus is equities, corporate bonds, or sovereign bonds. Investor interest continues to grow as well. ESG's impact on invest… read more...

Top 3 ESG Trends In The Private Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-26 06:26:45:000

As ESG becomes mainstream for investors, demand grows in private markets for ESG disclosure and reporting standards Environmental, social and governance ((ESG)) factors have continued to move from the fringes of the investing world to a priority topic. Most recently, ESG has become vitally i… read more...

Top 3 ESG Trends In The Private Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-26 06:26:45:000

As ESG becomes mainstream for investors, demand grows in private markets for ESG disclosure and reporting standards Environmental, social and governance ((ESG)) factors have continued to move from the fringes of the investing world to a priority topic. Most recently, ESG has become vitally i… read more...

Steps To Attain Sustainable Development Goals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 04:36:57:000

Amber Fairbanks, a portfolio manager at Mirova, a division of Natixis, recently talked to Clarice Avery, a Natixis investment strategist on Asset TV, about potential long-term investment opportunity in the ESG space. She described ESG as a way in which investors can benefit from long-term se… read more...

Steps To Attain Sustainable Development Goals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 04:36:57:000

Amber Fairbanks, a portfolio manager at Mirova, a division of Natixis, recently talked to Clarice Avery, a Natixis investment strategist on Asset TV, about potential long-term investment opportunity in the ESG space. She described ESG as a way in which investors can benefit from long-term se… read more...

Steps To Attain Sustainable Development Goals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 04:36:57:000

Amber Fairbanks, a portfolio manager at Mirova, a division of Natixis, recently talked to Clarice Avery, a Natixis investment strategist on Asset TV, about potential long-term investment opportunity in the ESG space. She described ESG as a way in which investors can benefit from long-term se… read more...

Does Corporate Sustainability Pay Dividends? '83% Do,' Says Barron's

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 07:05:00:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Project 15.45% To 57.18% Net Gains For Top Ten Barron's Dogs of Sustainability Three top yielders of 10 top Barron's US Sustainable Dogs (tinted gray in the chart above) were among the top 10 gainers for the coming year based on 1-year target estimat… read more...

Does Corporate Sustainability Pay Dividends? '83% Do,' Says Barron's

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 07:05:00:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Project 15.45% To 57.18% Net Gains For Top Ten Barron's Dogs of Sustainability Three top yielders of 10 top Barron's US Sustainable Dogs (tinted gray in the chart above) were among the top 10 gainers for the coming year based on 1-year target estimat… read more...

Does Corporate Sustainability Pay Dividends? '83% Do,' Says Barron's

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 07:05:00:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Project 15.45% To 57.18% Net Gains For Top Ten Barron's Dogs of Sustainability Three top yielders of 10 top Barron's US Sustainable Dogs (tinted gray in the chart above) were among the top 10 gainers for the coming year based on 1-year target estimat… read more...

Does Corporate Sustainability Pay Dividends? '83% Do,' Says Barron's

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 07:05:00:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Project 15.45% To 57.18% Net Gains For Top Ten Barron's Dogs of Sustainability Three top yielders of 10 top Barron's US Sustainable Dogs (tinted gray in the chart above) were among the top 10 gainers for the coming year based on 1-year target estimat… read more...

Does Corporate Sustainability Pay Dividends? '83% Do,' Says Barron's

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 07:05:00:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Project 15.45% To 57.18% Net Gains For Top Ten Barron's Dogs of Sustainability Three top yielders of 10 top Barron's US Sustainable Dogs (tinted gray in the chart above) were among the top 10 gainers for the coming year based on 1-year target estimat… read more...

Does Corporate Sustainability Pay Dividends? '83% Do,' Says Barron's

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 07:05:00:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Project 15.45% To 57.18% Net Gains For Top Ten Barron's Dogs of Sustainability Three top yielders of 10 top Barron's US Sustainable Dogs (tinted gray in the chart above) were among the top 10 gainers for the coming year based on 1-year target estimat… read more...

Stocks Selected For Issues Americans Care About Most

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-13 03:28:38:000

Yesterday, I became aware of an ETF that caught my attention, when I read about the non-profit JUST Capital Foundation that billionaire Paul Tudor Jones founded to create a better way to index for socially responsive (I meant to say "responsive" not "responsible") investing. When investment … read more...

Specter of zero-fee ETFs hangs over industry gathering: Bloomberg

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-11 12:47:33:000

After Fidelity Investments started selling mutual funds without an annual management charge , the question looming over the annual "Inside ETFs" conference is when a zero-fee exchange-traded fund will start trading, Bloomberg reports. More news on: BlackRock, Inc., State Street Corporatio… read more...

Specter of zero-fee ETFs hangs over industry gathering: Bloomberg

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-11 12:47:33:000

After Fidelity Investments started selling mutual funds without an annual management charge , the question looming over the annual "Inside ETFs" conference is when a zero-fee exchange-traded fund will start trading, Bloomberg reports. More news on: BlackRock, Inc., State Street Corporatio… read more...

ESG, Credit Risk And Ratings: A Case Study

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-10 05:04:26:000

This material was originally published by the UN Principles for Responsible Investment ((PRI)) on 31 January 2019. ESG criteria are an integral part of PIMCO's sovereign ratings analysis and provide important context to our assessment of a sovereign's creditworthiness. We believe incorpora… read more...

Do The Capital Markets Reward Low-Carbon Business Models?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-16 07:30:03:000

A new study by two scholars, an American and an Italian, presents evidence that financial markets are pricing the risk of reliance upon carbon , penalizing carbon-intensive assets and rewarding low-carbon assets. Irene Monasterolo and Luca de Angelis, respectively of Boston University and t… read more...

Do The Capital Markets Reward Low-Carbon Business Models?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-16 07:30:03:000

A new study by two scholars, an American and an Italian, presents evidence that financial markets are pricing the risk of reliance upon carbon , penalizing carbon-intensive assets and rewarding low-carbon assets. Irene Monasterolo and Luca de Angelis, respectively of Boston University and t… read more...

Do The Capital Markets Reward Low-Carbon Business Models?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-16 07:30:03:000

A new study by two scholars, an American and an Italian, presents evidence that financial markets are pricing the risk of reliance upon carbon , penalizing carbon-intensive assets and rewarding low-carbon assets. Irene Monasterolo and Luca de Angelis, respectively of Boston University and t… read more...

ESG Investing: Too Good To Be True?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 06:29:52:000

Good vs. Bad Corporates BlackRock (BLK) is aggressively launching products with high environmental, social, and governance ((ESG)) ratings. The firm's CEO, Larry Fink, recently predicted that assets under management ((AUM)) in the ESG category will grow from the current $25 billion to $400… read more...

Carbon Free? Really?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-01 08:24:07:000

By Christopher K. Merker, PhD, CFA Let me begin by saying, I was skeptical. A client asked me how he could eliminate - or at least minimize - the carbon footprint in his investment portfolio. The ability to completely remove the carbon effect from a portfolio seemed as likely to me as … read more...

Carbon Free? Really?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-01 08:24:07:000

By Christopher K. Merker, PhD, CFA Let me begin by saying, I was skeptical. A client asked me how he could eliminate - or at least minimize - the carbon footprint in his investment portfolio. The ability to completely remove the carbon effect from a portfolio seemed as likely to me as … read more...

Carbon Free? Really?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-01 08:24:07:000

By Christopher K. Merker, PhD, CFA Let me begin by saying, I was skeptical. A client asked me how he could eliminate - or at least minimize - the carbon footprint in his investment portfolio. The ability to completely remove the carbon effect from a portfolio seemed as likely to me as … read more...

FlexShares to transfer exchange listing of two ETFs to CBOE global markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-16 17:24:57:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (NYSEARCA: TILT ) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (NASDAQ: ESG ) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Global M… read more...

FlexShares to transfer exchange listing of two ETFs to CBOE global markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-16 17:24:57:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (NYSEARCA: TILT ) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (NASDAQ: ESG ) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Global M… read more...

FlexShares to transfer exchange listing of two ETFs to CBOE global markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-16 17:24:57:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (NYSEARCA: TILT ) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (NASDAQ: ESG ) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Global M… read more...

FlexShares to transfer exchange listing of two ETFs to CBOE global markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-16 17:24:57:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (NYSEARCA: TILT ) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (NASDAQ: ESG ) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Global M… read more...

FlexShares to transfer exchange listing of two ETFs to CBOE global markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-16 17:24:57:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (NYSEARCA: TILT ) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (NASDAQ: ESG ) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Global M… read more...

FlexShares to transfer exchange listing of two ETFs to CBOE global markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-16 17:24:57:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (NYSEARCA: TILT ) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (NASDAQ: ESG ) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Global M… read more...

FlexShares to transfer exchange listing of two ETFs to CBOE global markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-16 17:24:57:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (NYSEARCA: TILT ) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (NASDAQ: ESG ) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Global M… read more...

FlexShares to transfer exchange listing of two ETFs to CBOE global markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-16 17:24:57:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (NYSEARCA: TILT ) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (NASDAQ: ESG ) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Global M… read more...

FlexShares To Transfer Exchange Listing of Two ETFs to Cboe Global Markets

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-14 15:30:00:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds today announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (TILT) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (ESG) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Glob… read more...

FlexShares To Transfer Exchange Listing of Two ETFs to Cboe Global Markets

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-14 15:30:00:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds today announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (TILT) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (ESG) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Glob… read more...

FlexShares To Transfer Exchange Listing of Two ETFs to Cboe Global Markets

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-14 15:30:00:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds today announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (TILT) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (ESG) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Glob… read more...

FlexShares To Transfer Exchange Listing of Two ETFs to Cboe Global Markets

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-14 15:30:00:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds today announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (TILT) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (ESG) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Glob… read more...

FlexShares To Transfer Exchange Listing of Two ETFs to Cboe Global Markets

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-14 15:30:00:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds today announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (TILT) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (ESG) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Glob… read more...

FlexShares To Transfer Exchange Listing of Two ETFs to Cboe Global Markets

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-14 15:30:00:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds today announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (TILT) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (ESG) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Glob… read more...

FlexShares To Transfer Exchange Listing of Two ETFs to Cboe Global Markets

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-14 15:30:00:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds today announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (TILT) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (ESG) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Glob… read more...

FlexShares To Transfer Exchange Listing of Two ETFs to Cboe Global Markets

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-14 15:30:00:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds today announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (TILT) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (ESG) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Glob… read more...

FlexShares To Transfer Exchange Listing of Two ETFs to Cboe Global Markets

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-14 15:30:00:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds today announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (TILT) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (ESG) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Glob… read more...

FlexShares To Transfer Exchange Listing of Two ETFs to Cboe Global Markets

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-14 15:30:00:000

Northern Trusts FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds today announced plans to transfer the listings of FlexShares Morningstar U.S. Market Factor Tilt Index Fund (TILT) and FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund (ESG) from NYSE and Nasdaq respectively to the Cboe Glob… read more...

UBS Global Wealth Management to score funds by ESG issues in 2019: CNBC

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 14:54:57:000

UBS ( UBS +1.7% ) Global Wealth Management will start including detailed assessments of its funds for environmental, social, and governance issues starting in 2019, CNBC reports. More news on: UBS Group AG, iShares KLD 400 Social Index ETF, iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF, Fina… read more...

UBS Global Wealth Management to score funds by ESG issues in 2019: CNBC

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 14:54:57:000

UBS ( UBS +1.7% ) Global Wealth Management will start including detailed assessments of its funds for environmental, social, and governance issues starting in 2019, CNBC reports. More news on: UBS Group AG, iShares KLD 400 Social Index ETF, iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF, Fina… read more...

UBS Global Wealth Management to score funds by ESG issues in 2019: CNBC

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 14:54:57:000

UBS ( UBS +1.7% ) Global Wealth Management will start including detailed assessments of its funds for environmental, social, and governance issues starting in 2019, CNBC reports. More news on: UBS Group AG, iShares KLD 400 Social Index ETF, iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF, Fina… read more...

An Integrated Approach To Managing ESG Risks And Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-02 05:28:16:000

By Julie Moret, Head of ESG, Franklin Templeton Investments Information, data and research are the fuel for investment decisions. Over the years, as new information has emerged and evolved, investors have found innovative means to harness new insights to help inform their decisions. Today… read more...

Why ESG Matters To Investors And Investing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 04:34:48:000

Many investors still see environment, social and governance ((ESG)) factors as values-oriented and either: The primary object of focus, with investment outcomes somewhat less important; or Distracting from the focus on delivering investment outcomes. Such a view can be very limiting… read more...

Why ESG Matters To Investors And Investing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 04:34:48:000

Many investors still see environment, social and governance ((ESG)) factors as values-oriented and either: The primary object of focus, with investment outcomes somewhat less important; or Distracting from the focus on delivering investment outcomes. Such a view can be very limiting… read more...

Why ESG Matters To Investors And Investing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 04:34:48:000

Many investors still see environment, social and governance ((ESG)) factors as values-oriented and either: The primary object of focus, with investment outcomes somewhat less important; or Distracting from the focus on delivering investment outcomes. Such a view can be very limiting… read more...

Why It's Now Easy Being Green In The Bond World

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-18 12:17:43:000

Green bond ETFs, which fund environmentally beneficial projects, help investors conveniently combine environmental and financial goals. Matt explains, in his latest Q&A. I've written before about recent developments in fixed income sustainable investing, such as the increasing availabi… read more...

Why It's Now Easy Being Green In The Bond World

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-18 12:17:43:000

Green bond ETFs, which fund environmentally beneficial projects, help investors conveniently combine environmental and financial goals. Matt explains, in his latest Q&A. I've written before about recent developments in fixed income sustainable investing, such as the increasing availabi… read more...

Why It's Now Easy Being Green In The Bond World

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-18 12:17:43:000

Green bond ETFs, which fund environmentally beneficial projects, help investors conveniently combine environmental and financial goals. Matt explains, in his latest Q&A. I've written before about recent developments in fixed income sustainable investing, such as the increasing availabi… read more...

Sustainability And Disruption: Natural Twins

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 09:47:41:000

By Hamish Chamberlayne There is strong evidence that investment trends continue to favor those companies transforming the world for the better. We believe that only those firms committed to building a sustainable economy are likely to thrive in an environment that is rapidly evolving. Clim… read more...

Sustainability And Disruption: Natural Twins

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 09:47:41:000

By Hamish Chamberlayne There is strong evidence that investment trends continue to favor those companies transforming the world for the better. We believe that only those firms committed to building a sustainable economy are likely to thrive in an environment that is rapidly evolving. Clim… read more...

Sustainability And Disruption: Natural Twins

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 09:47:41:000

By Hamish Chamberlayne There is strong evidence that investment trends continue to favor those companies transforming the world for the better. We believe that only those firms committed to building a sustainable economy are likely to thrive in an environment that is rapidly evolving. Clim… read more...

Sustainability And Disruption: Natural Twins

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 09:47:41:000

By Hamish Chamberlayne There is strong evidence that investment trends continue to favor those companies transforming the world for the better. We believe that only those firms committed to building a sustainable economy are likely to thrive in an environment that is rapidly evolving. Clim… read more...

Sustainability And Disruption: Natural Twins

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 09:47:41:000

By Hamish Chamberlayne There is strong evidence that investment trends continue to favor those companies transforming the world for the better. We believe that only those firms committed to building a sustainable economy are likely to thrive in an environment that is rapidly evolving. Clim… read more...

Sustainability And Disruption: Natural Twins

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 09:47:41:000

By Hamish Chamberlayne There is strong evidence that investment trends continue to favor those companies transforming the world for the better. We believe that only those firms committed to building a sustainable economy are likely to thrive in an environment that is rapidly evolving. Clim… read more...

Sustainability And Disruption: Natural Twins

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 09:47:41:000

By Hamish Chamberlayne There is strong evidence that investment trends continue to favor those companies transforming the world for the better. We believe that only those firms committed to building a sustainable economy are likely to thrive in an environment that is rapidly evolving. Clim… read more...

Sustainability And Disruption: Natural Twins

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 09:47:41:000

By Hamish Chamberlayne There is strong evidence that investment trends continue to favor those companies transforming the world for the better. We believe that only those firms committed to building a sustainable economy are likely to thrive in an environment that is rapidly evolving. Clim… read more...

Sustainability And Disruption: Natural Twins

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 09:47:41:000

By Hamish Chamberlayne There is strong evidence that investment trends continue to favor those companies transforming the world for the better. We believe that only those firms committed to building a sustainable economy are likely to thrive in an environment that is rapidly evolving. Clim… read more...

Has ESG Gone Mainstream?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 04:25:23:000

By Detlef Glow The announcement that the world's largest fund management company, BlackRock , will require its fund managers to consider environmental, social, and governance ((ESG)) criteria in their investment decision-making process has been discussed widely in the trade press over the… read more...

Has ESG Gone Mainstream?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 04:25:23:000

By Detlef Glow The announcement that the world's largest fund management company, BlackRock , will require its fund managers to consider environmental, social, and governance ((ESG)) criteria in their investment decision-making process has been discussed widely in the trade press over the… read more...

5 Investing Ideas For The Second Half

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 02:31:40:000

Richard shares five ideas for beefing up portfolio resilience amid a more uncertain economic outlook. Markets are in a tug-of-war as we enter the second half of 2018: Strong global growth and corporate earnings on the one side. Rising economic risks such as trade disputes on the other. … read more...

5 Investing Ideas For The Second Half

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 02:31:40:000

Richard shares five ideas for beefing up portfolio resilience amid a more uncertain economic outlook. Markets are in a tug-of-war as we enter the second half of 2018: Strong global growth and corporate earnings on the one side. Rising economic risks such as trade disputes on the other. … read more...

5 Investing Ideas For The Second Half

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 02:31:40:000

Richard shares five ideas for beefing up portfolio resilience amid a more uncertain economic outlook. Markets are in a tug-of-war as we enter the second half of 2018: Strong global growth and corporate earnings on the one side. Rising economic risks such as trade disputes on the other. … read more...

5 Investing Ideas For The Second Half

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 02:31:40:000

Richard shares five ideas for beefing up portfolio resilience amid a more uncertain economic outlook. Markets are in a tug-of-war as we enter the second half of 2018: Strong global growth and corporate earnings on the one side. Rising economic risks such as trade disputes on the other. … read more...

5 Investing Ideas For The Second Half

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 02:31:40:000

Richard shares five ideas for beefing up portfolio resilience amid a more uncertain economic outlook. Markets are in a tug-of-war as we enter the second half of 2018: Strong global growth and corporate earnings on the one side. Rising economic risks such as trade disputes on the other. … read more...

5 Investing Ideas For The Second Half

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 02:31:40:000

Richard shares five ideas for beefing up portfolio resilience amid a more uncertain economic outlook. Markets are in a tug-of-war as we enter the second half of 2018: Strong global growth and corporate earnings on the one side. Rising economic risks such as trade disputes on the other. … read more...

Global SRI: Spotlight Shines On Sustainability

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-08 08:54:13:000

By Hamish Chamberlayne Hamish Chamberlayne, Portfolio Manager for Janus Henderson's Global Sustainable Equity Strategy, discusses 2018's news flow and long-term trends. What are your key observations about 2018 to date? There is strong evidence that investment trends continue to favo… read more...

Global SRI: Spotlight Shines On Sustainability

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-08 08:54:13:000

By Hamish Chamberlayne Hamish Chamberlayne, Portfolio Manager for Janus Henderson's Global Sustainable Equity Strategy, discusses 2018's news flow and long-term trends. What are your key observations about 2018 to date? There is strong evidence that investment trends continue to favo… read more...

Global SRI: Spotlight Shines On Sustainability

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-08 08:54:13:000

By Hamish Chamberlayne Hamish Chamberlayne, Portfolio Manager for Janus Henderson's Global Sustainable Equity Strategy, discusses 2018's news flow and long-term trends. What are your key observations about 2018 to date? There is strong evidence that investment trends continue to favo… read more...

Sustainable Investing Gains Traction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 05:07:54:000

Key points Our take on sustainable investing: It's gaining popularity, does not require sacrificing risk-adjusted returns, and can increase portfolio resilience. The Federal Reserve and European Central Bank ((ECB)) each took another step toward normalizing their monetary policies. … read more...

Sustainable Investing Gains Traction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 05:07:54:000

Key points Our take on sustainable investing: It's gaining popularity, does not require sacrificing risk-adjusted returns, and can increase portfolio resilience. The Federal Reserve and European Central Bank ((ECB)) each took another step toward normalizing their monetary policies. … read more...

Sustainable Investing Gains Traction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 05:07:54:000

Key points Our take on sustainable investing: It's gaining popularity, does not require sacrificing risk-adjusted returns, and can increase portfolio resilience. The Federal Reserve and European Central Bank ((ECB)) each took another step toward normalizing their monetary policies. … read more...

ESG Funds: Impact And Alpha

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-06 06:36:49:000

This article originally appeared in the June issue of Wealth Management magazine and online at Brad Zigler . These ETFs show that an adherence to companies with high-ranking environmental, social and governance scores produce more reliable earnings and can outperform the market. Rem… read more...

ESG Funds: Impact And Alpha

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-06 06:36:49:000

This article originally appeared in the June issue of Wealth Management magazine and online at Brad Zigler . These ETFs show that an adherence to companies with high-ranking environmental, social and governance scores produce more reliable earnings and can outperform the market. Rem… read more...

ESG Funds: Impact And Alpha

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-06 06:36:49:000

This article originally appeared in the June issue of Wealth Management magazine and online at Brad Zigler . These ETFs show that an adherence to companies with high-ranking environmental, social and governance scores produce more reliable earnings and can outperform the market. Rem… read more...

Why Asian Investors Are Waking Up To ESG Data

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-10 07:40:27:000

By Thomson Reuters The fact that ESG data is becoming an integral part of many fund managers' processes is not new information - but a recent roundtable event in Singapore illustrated that institutional investors in Asia are also ramping up their interest in the investment discipline. Ju… read more...

Why Asian Investors Are Waking Up To ESG Data

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-10 07:40:27:000

By Thomson Reuters The fact that ESG data is becoming an integral part of many fund managers' processes is not new information - but a recent roundtable event in Singapore illustrated that institutional investors in Asia are also ramping up their interest in the investment discipline. Ju… read more...

Why Asian Investors Are Waking Up To ESG Data

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-10 07:40:27:000

By Thomson Reuters The fact that ESG data is becoming an integral part of many fund managers' processes is not new information - but a recent roundtable event in Singapore illustrated that institutional investors in Asia are also ramping up their interest in the investment discipline. Ju… read more...

Environmental, Social, And Governance Assessment And Engagement In Emerging Markets Debt

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-02 06:41:01:000

By Nish Popat, Senior Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Debt, Greg Magnuson, Senior Research Analyst, Emerging Markets Debt and Jonathan Bailey, Head of ESG Investing Environmental, Social, and Governance ((ESG)) factors can be particularly important to credit quality in emerging markets… read more...

Environmental, Social, And Governance Assessment And Engagement In Emerging Markets Debt

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-02 06:41:01:000

By Nish Popat, Senior Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Debt, Greg Magnuson, Senior Research Analyst, Emerging Markets Debt and Jonathan Bailey, Head of ESG Investing Environmental, Social, and Governance ((ESG)) factors can be particularly important to credit quality in emerging markets… read more...

Environmental, Social, And Governance Assessment And Engagement In Emerging Markets Debt

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-02 06:41:01:000

By Nish Popat, Senior Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Debt, Greg Magnuson, Senior Research Analyst, Emerging Markets Debt and Jonathan Bailey, Head of ESG Investing Environmental, Social, and Governance ((ESG)) factors can be particularly important to credit quality in emerging markets… read more...

ESG: Improving Your Risk-Adjusted Returns In Emerging Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-25 01:39:13:000

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Materiality Matters: Targeting The ESG Issues That Can Impact Performance

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-07 03:59:21:000

At Russell Investments, we believe that a sound awareness of ESG factors and a robust process can help to deliver strong investment returns and meet objectives over the long term. So, we asked ourselves: Can materiality help to deliver strong performance? Materiality and the Task Force on C… read more...

Sustainable And Responsible Investment News Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-22 12:03:34:000

By Hamish Chamberlayne The UK-based Janus Henderson SRI Team shares an update on developments affecting the world of sustainable and responsible investment ((SRI)) in the second half of 2017. Political Posturing Recent months have seen a more constructive approach in politics to susta… read more...

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2017-12-21 2017-12-28 2017-12-22 2017-12-20 0.320475 Dividend income
2017-09-18 2017-09-22 2017-09-19 2017-09-15 0.244689 Dividend income
2017-06-19 2017-06-23 2017-06-21 2017-06-16 0.261267 Dividend income
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