Credit Suisse Asset Management has launched two ESG ETFs.
The CSIF MSCI USA Small Cap ESG Leaders Blue and CSIF FTSE EPRA Nareit Developed Green Blue are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, Deutsche Boerse and the Borsa Italiana.
The first tracks MSCI USA Small Cap ESG Leaders index which offers investors exposure to 717 companies that exhibit strong ESG scores in the US small cap space. Based on MSCI ESG ratings, the index screens over 50% of the 1736-strong US small cap universe. The CSIF FTSE EPRA Nareit Developed Green Blue ETF invests in a global portfolio of environmentally friendly real estate stocks and real estate investment trusts.