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Why we recommend it
The fund tracks the S&P Global Clean Energy Index which invests in companies across the globe that operate in clean energy related businesses from both developed and emerging markets. The target constituent count of 100 all come from the S&P Global BMI.
In terms of fees, this fund is on the more expensive side against its ETF peers. A soundly constructed and reasonably representative portfolio leaves this fund well positioned to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns relative to its Morningstar Category peers over the long term.
A fund with a high Sustainability Rating, but an above average fee that tracks a broadly representative and diversified benchmark.
ii ACE sustainable style: Embraces. This means the ETF adopts a targeted, or proactive approach to ethical investing in an effort to make a positive impact and/or environmental outcomes.
Fund EcoMarket category: Environmentally Themed. This applies to funds that significantly integrate environmental issues into their investment strategies, sometimes alongside ethical avoidance criteria. Their focus is often around longer term environmental and resource related issues.
|Information and data compiled March 2023.|
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