Flows into ESG ETFs exceed others in Q1

Inflows into ESG exchange traded funds exceeded those of all other ETFs in Europe in Q1 2021.

The data from TrackInsight and Morningstar also show total inflows into ESG ETFs reached $174bn last year from $59bn the year before. In Q1 this year flows were $25.8bn into funds in Europe, above the $22.3bn seen by non-ESG ETFs.

In the US, flows into ESG ETFs were only $7.6bn, or 3% of the total of $248bn that flowed into all index funds in Q1.