51.5% of BMO Global Asset Management’s portfolio is positively aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals and underlying targets, it claims in its ‘Responsible Global Emerging Markets Equity Strategy: ESG Profile and Impact Report 2020.’ However, 11% of the asset manager’s portfolio was negatively aligned, and 31.5% was neutral. The findings are based on the revenue streams of the companies it holds.
Domini Impact Investments’ Impact Equity Fund has been placed in the top 1% of the US Fund Large Blend category of mutual funds by Morningstar. The US impact specialist allocates around 90% of the fund to mid- and large-cap companies with strong social and environmental performance relative to peers and 10% to ‘solution-oriented’ companies across the full market capitalization spectrum.
Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management will launch a new equity fund that will tap the ‘Green New Deal’ by allocating to companies that are