Assets in global ESG ETPs reach new record

ESG investmentsAssets invested in environmental, social and governance (ESG) exchange-traded products (ETPs) listed globally reached a new record of almost US$25 billion (€22 billion) at the end of January.

According to data from the ETFGI consultancy, ESG exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and ETPs gathered net inflows of $730 million during January.

Total assets invested in ESG ETFs and ETPs increased by 9.97% from US$22.47 billion at the end of December, to a new record of US$24.71billion.

The report also found that Europe-domiciled ESG ETFs/ETPs account for 56% of assets, while those in the US account for 36%.

At the end of January, there were 210 ESG-classified ETFs/ETPs worldwide, with 500 listings, from 61 providers listed on 26 exchanges in 23 countries.

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