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MSCI makes ESG ratings available for funds and ETFs

Sustainable funds have demonstrated resilience in the face of volatile markets since the Covid-19 crisis. By Genevieve Cua

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In the first quarter, Morningstar estimated that sustainable funds raked in US$45.6 billion globally, compared to an outflow of US$384.7 billion in the overall funds universe.

THE desire to invest sustainably is often cited as a megatrend particularly among younger millennial investors. Yet it hasn't been easy to obtain ESG (environment, social and governance) information on funds which are not positioned specifically as sustainable theme funds.

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