Sustainable Funds: More Choices in More Categories Than Ever
But investors will pay a bit more than the lowest-cost index funds and must exercise some additional due diligence.
Investors have more choices than ever to invest in open-end and exchange-traded funds that practice sustainable investing. That's the main takeaway from my “Sustainable Funds U.S. Landscape Report," available here.
In the report, I define the sustainable funds universe in a way that makes it easier to find and understand these funds. Sustainable funds are often considered part of a broader group of so-called "socially conscious" or "values-based" funds, but there are important differences.
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