Another juggernaut manager hits the ETF playing field with the announcement from Morgan Stanley that they are to launch a suite of six new ETFs – four indexed ESG strategies and two active ESG strategies across a range of asset classes.
ETFs aligned with ESG outcomes accounted for 65 per cent of all net inflows into European ETFs in 2022, even as ESG strategies underperformed. Now there is €249bn in ESG-aligned ETFs in Europe, representing 18.8 per cent of total assets
ESG ETFs go from strength to strength. ESG ETFs reached €51.5 bn by the end of August 2020, according to Morningstar.