Tag: ESG

ETF.com’s Dave Nadig on ESG Investing, New ETF Screening Tools

Dave Nadig, CEO of ETF.com, discusses the growing interest in ESG investing and new MSCI ESG data available to ETF investors.

ESG Investing in Focus

Environmental, social, & governance (ESG) investing continues to grow in popularity.  Nate & Conor explain the rationale for investing in companies scoring high in ESG factors and touch on the current ESG ETF landscape.  Also, ETF.com’s Dave Nadig discusses new MSCI ESG data to evaluate ETFs and VanEck’s Bill Sokol spotlights the VanEck Vectors Green Bond […]

VanEck’s Bill Sokol Spotlights Vectors Green Bond ETF (GRNB)

Bill Sokol, ETF Product Manager at VanEck, explains the idea behind green bonds and spotlights the VanEck Vectors Green Bond ETF (GRNB).

Etho Capital’s Conor Platt Discusses Socially Responsible Investing

Conor Platt, Co-Founder & CEO of Etho Capital, spotlights the Etho Climate Leadership U.S. ETF (ETHO) and discusses the growing appeal of socially responsible investing.

Why Jim Cramer’s Anti-ETF Take is Wrong

CNBC’s Jim Cramer recently ranted against ETFs on his stock picking show, Mad Money.  Nate & Conor explain why this type of messaging from the mainstream financial media is not only misguided, but irresponsible.  Conor Platt, Co-Founder & CEO of Etho Capital, spotlights the Etho Climate Leadership U.S. ETF (ETHO) and discusses the growing appeal of socially […]

Marie Dzanis Talks “Smart Beta”, FlexShares ESG ETFs

Marie Dzanis, Head of Intermediary Distribution at Northern Trust, offers her perspective on “smart beta” and spotlights two recently launched FlexShares ETFs tilted towards companies scoring high in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors.

Does Your Fund Manager Have “Skin in the Game”?

A surprising number of mutual fund managers do not invest a single dollar in the funds they manage.  Nate & Jason explain how this lack of “skin in the game” can impact performance.  Also, Northern Trust’s Marie Dzanis offers her perspective on “smart beta” and spotlights two recently launched FlexShares ETFs tilted towards companies scoring high in environmental, social, […]

Morningstar’s Ben Johnson on Intersection of Sustainable Investing & ETFs

A growing area of investing is sustainable or socially responsible investing, where companies are screened based on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors.  Ben Johnson, Director of Global ETF Research at Morningstar, discusses his recent article on the topic, offering perspective on the intersection of sustainable investing and ETFs.

Reflecting Social Views Through Your Investments

A growing area of investing is sustainable or socially responsible investing, where companies are screened based on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors.  Nate & Jason discuss the trends driving this expanding segment and explain how ETFs are at the forefront of helping investors reflect social views through their investments.  Also, Ben Johnson, Director of Global ETF […]