Vanuard adds ESG global all cap ETF

Vanguard has launched the ESG Global All Cap ETF.

The ETF will track the FTSE Global All Cap Choice Index and will exclude companies involved in weapons, non-renewable energy, vice products and companies involved with controversies related to the UN Global Compact Principles.

The full screening criteria are:
• Non-renewable energy including nuclear power, fossil fuels;
• Vice products including adult entertainment, gambling, alcohol and tobacco products;
• Weapons including civilian, controversial, and military;
• Companies involved with controversies in relation to labour, human rights, environmental and anti-corruption standards, as defined by the United Nations Global Compact Principles.