Viewpoints by Dr. Zeno Staub

Active approach meets ESG challenges head-on

Larry Fink, the head of U.S. giant asset manager BlackRock, believes that exchange-traded funds (ETFs) will drive growth in sustainability investing. The problem with these passive, index-based vehicles is that they too often fail to distinguish between companies with the best ESG credentials and those that are just scraping by. Therefore, we believe an active approach is warranted.

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