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SPDR MSCI ACWI Low Carbon TargeFund

  • Low Carbon, High Returns With These ESG ETFs

    02-14-2017 10:24 AM by Brenton Garen

    Environmental, social and governance, or ESG, investment principles have been gaining increased prominence in recent years with exchange traded funds providers helping increase ESG accessibility to all investors. The SPDR MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF (NYSEArca: LOWC) and th...

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  • Do ESG Strategies Benefit ETF Investors?

    08-26-2016 04:47 PM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded funds and other strategies that revolve around Economic, Social and Governance, or ESG, principles have been quickly gaining traction as investors and advisors incorporate the qualitative benefits of ESG investments into their portfolios. However, some may ques...

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  • Indexers See Further Growth for Smart-Beta ETF Strategies

    07-06-2016 02:15 PM by Tom Lydon

    Smart-beta or alternative index-based exchange traded funds have quickly attracted the investment community's attention and may act as major pillar of growth for the ETF industry ahead. "Every index provider understands that this will be the future," Raman Aylur Subramanian, M...

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  • Socially Responsible ETF Investments That Adhere to ESG Principles

    04-26-2016 03:41 PM by Max Chen

    More are beginning to align personal beliefs with their investments through exchange traded funds that adhere to socially responsible investing. For instance, investors seeking to invest in companies that have a smaller impact on the global environment would typically follow c...

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  • An ETF Theme for the Environmentally Conscientious

    01-14-2016 04:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Investment strategies and exchange traded funds that target environmental, social and governance, or ESG, principles could be a growing theme for 2016. "These trends reflect a softening economy, a long-term shift to a low carbon economy, a generational changeover, and institut...

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  • U.N. Climate Talks Bring Low Carbon ETFs into the Spotlight

    11-27-2015 03:03 PM by Max Chen

    With the United Nationals climate talks set to begin next week and Microsoft (NasdaqGS: MSFT) co-founder Bill Gates launching a multi-billion-dollar clean energy and research initiative, investors can also look at more socially responsible strategies with exchange traded funds. ...

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  • ETFs For The Environmentally Conscious

    10-26-2015 05:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Many have voiced concerns about the risks of climate change, but not a lot of people have aligned investments with concerns. With exchange traded funds, investors can gain targeted exposure to companies with a smaller impact on the global environment. Most portfolios largely t...

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  • Socially Responsible ETF Investments That Would Make the Pope Proud

    06-22-2015 03:21 PM by Max Chen

    Pope Francis recently called for people to take greater care in how they interact with the world we share. Investors who heed the Pontiff's address can look at socially responsible investments and exchange traded funds. In the latest encyclical, Pope Francis criticized wastefu...

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  • Two Low-Carbon ETFs for the Socially Responsible Investor

    05-05-2015 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The World Bank has called for ethical and low-carbon investing, which has put part of its staff pension in hot waters, and those who would like to invest toward a better tomorrow have a few socially responsible exchange traded fund options available. The World Bank is catching...

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  • Schwabs Commission-Free ETF Lineup Grows to Nearly 200

    01-26-2015 11:31 AM by Tom Lydon

    Charles Schwab (NYSE: SCHW), the largest discount broker, said today it will expand its Schwab ETF OneSource lineup of commission-free exchange traded funds to nearly 200 offerings starting on Feb. 1. On that date, Schwab clients will be able to access 198 ETFs across 64 Morni...

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  • Crazy for Carbon: Two New ETFs Tussle

    01-08-2015 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    The thinly-populated universe of socially responsible exchange traded funds recently got a boost with the debut of not one , but two ETFs dedicated to the low carbon theme. The SPDR MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF (NYSEArca: LOWC) and theiShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF...

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  • New ETF is a Low Carbon Initiative

    12-01-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    As more new exchange traded funds have come to market over the years (the number of new launches is approaching 200 for 2014), the feeling that many of these ETFs have niche focuses has increased. And with those niche focuses comes opacity and hard-to-understand investment con...

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