Over the past weeks iShares ESG bond ETFs have seen a sharp rise in fund inflows.
The iShares ESG Aware USD Corporate Bond ETF has seen an increase in AUM of $153 million, up 79% since the end of June. Since April the fund has seen inflows of $221 million in total. Also since April, The iShares ESG Aware U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF has seen inflows of $95 million while the iShares ESG Aware 1-5 Year USD Corporate Bond ETF has brought in $60 million.
The iShares ESG Aware funds carry mild exclusionary screens compared to the iShares ESG Advanced ETFs recently launched.