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U.S. ESG Funds Gather Record-High Flows in the First Quarter

The estimated $4.1 billion inflow was easily the best quarter yet for U.S. sustainable funds.

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More than $4 billion flowed into U.S. sustainable open-end and exchange-traded funds during the first quarter of 2019, setting a record for a quarter and approaching the total inflows for the group for all of 2018.

The estimated net flow of $4.1 billion to sustainable funds easily surpassed the previous record for a quarter, which was $1.9 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016. 

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