Socially Responsible Investing

March 2017

Our socially responsible ETFs issue looks at a rapidly expanding subset of the ETF industry.

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ETF Features

Socially Responsible ETFs Take Root

The number of funds focusing on environmental, social and governance factors is growing quickly.

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The Top 7 Socially Responsible ETFs

Here's a look at some of the largest of these types of funds and what they cover.

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New Wave ETFs: People, Planet & Profits

Not all sustainable funds are created equally—most fall into three key buckets.

ETF Features

Operation Financial Freedom

A new initiative uses ETFs to give soldiers and veterans greater financial security.

ETF Features

 Smart Beta Adoption Slower Than Expected

ETF expert Debbie Fuhr tells us what's holding smart beta back, and offers insight into everything from ETF usage to regulations to bitcoins.

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 Smart-Beta Corner

Mutual fund firm Northern Lights launched its first ETFs in January.

ETF Departments

 New ETF Launches

Franklin Templeton debuts active international fund. Plus our list of launches and closures for January.

ETF Departments

 ETF Explainer: PBW

Our ETF Explainer considers the market events driving the performance of the alternative energy space.

ETF Departments

This Advisor Is Strictly Sustainable Investing

Finding value in ‘The Wild West’ of socially responsible investments.

ETF Departments

 Sectors In Review

Basic materials had a great month, while energy lagged the other sectors.

ETF Departments

 Commodities In Review

Energy took a beating in January, but precious metals ETFs set a positive tone for the commodity space.

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 Countries In Review

Most countries showed positive performance, with Argentina leading the way.

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 The Last Word: The Next Big Thing

Skepticism about socially responsible investing is easy.

ETF Sponsored Content

Nuveen Launches Socially Responsible ETF Strategies

The TIAA-CREF subsidiary rolled out five ETFs targeting core asset classes via a methodology built around environmental, social and governance criteria.

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BlackRock Rapidly Expanding ESG Reach

A multifaceted investment area gains greater depth.

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Understanding ESG Investing

Answers to advisors' and investors' most pressing questions about ESG.

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 ETF Data

Our monthly databank breaks down ETF returns for every market segment.