Five sustainable investment funds are now enhancing the range of fund-linked life insurance (FLV) offered by Nürnberger Versicherung. Michael Lacchini, Product Manager: “We take into account the high demand for investment funds that are ESG compliant and continue to expand our world of sustainable funds. We pay special attention to the fact that these new funds are certified by independent institutions and/or comply with Article 9 of the Disclosure Regulation, that is, strive for a sustainable investment”.
GDB Sustainable Energy Fund
This sustainability fund invests at least 70 percent of its total assets in shares of sustainable energy companies around the world. The fund will not invest in companies classified in the following sectors according to the GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard): coal and consumables, oil and gas exploration and production, integrated oil and gas companies.
Franklin S&P 500 Paris Aligned Climate ETF
The Franklin S&P 500 Paris Aligned Climate UCITS ETF provides exposure to large-cap US stocks aligned with the goal of transitioning to a low-carbon economy. With this ETF, an investor can invest in US S&P 500 stocks cheaply from a sustainability perspective.
DWS Invest SDG Global Stocks
This fund invests in companies that contribute positively to the achievement of at least one of the 17 UN sustainability goals (Sustainable Development Goals, SDG). In the fund’s global portfolio, the goal is that an average of 50 percent of the company’s profits contribute to the achievement of the 17 objectives. All companies included in the fund also comply with the ESG standards defined by DWS.
Swisscanto Portfolio Fund Sustainable Balanced
A mixed fund that invests in stocks, bonds and money market instruments around the world. Only companies and bond issuers that follow the principles of ecological and social sustainability are considered. The focus is on companies that with their products or services contribute to solving social sustainability problems. The bottom carries the Austrian organic label.
Swisscanto Equity Fund Sustainable
The equity fund invests around the world in shares of companies that, due to the positive contribution their products and services make to solving social and environmental problems, promise above-average business growth and are characterized by attractive return of investment. The bottom carries the Austrian organic label.
“The five award-winning funds are now a fixed part of our product range. But we also offer convenient turnkey solutions with sustainability standards with our ‘Sustainable Investments’ and ‘Sustainable Investments Plus’ FLV portfolios, as well as in child care.” Lacchini says. (GP)