ETF TV News #97 Esther Pan Sloane Head of Partnerships, Policy and Communications at United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and Ethan Powell, CEO of Impact Shares discuss the creation of a new ESG index and the Impact Shares MSCI Global Climate Select ETF (NTZO US) which was announced on Nov 3 at COP26 and listed on NYSE Arca with Margareta Hricova and Deborah Fuhr on ETF TV.
Impact Shares and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), a UN agency that makes public and private finance work for the poor in the world’s 46 least developed countries LDCs worked with MSCI and a working group of the Global Investors for Sustainable Development Alliance (GISD consists of 30 private-sector leaders of major financial institutions and corporations worldwide) Alliance to create the MSCI ACWI Climate Pathway Select Index.
Impact Shares, a nonprofit ETF sponsor backed by The Rockefeller Foundation, will donate the net management fee on Impact Shares MSCI Global Climate Select ETF (NTZO US) to UNCDF to build climate resilience and adaptation in the LDCs.
Last week there were 17 new listings from 15 issuers and there were 11 new cross-listings.
Issuers included: Betashares, China Southern Fund Management, Cosmos Asset Management, Daintree Capital, Deka ETFs, Global X ETFs, HANetf, Horizons ETFs, ICICI Prudential, Impact Shares, iShares, JP Morgan Asset Management, Migdal, Simplify, United States Commodity Funds
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