United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund Backs Low Carbon ETFs

greenshootsDespite the timing of institutional investors genuine interest of low carbon investment strategies in a current environment of rapidly falling oil prices, a number of large pension investors remain committed to the approach. Buffer funds like Sweden’s AP4 has committed to “decarbonizing” its whole US$ 20 billion public equities portfolio. Service providers have developed exchange-traded funds (ETF) to support this growing segment. These ETFs were built as lower cost alternatives to socially responsible investment fund managers such as Calvert Investments. New York-based United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund has committed capital to help back two low-carbon carbon exchange-traded funds (ETF). [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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