Aviva Investors has launched two new ESG funds.
The Aviva Investors Social Transition Global Equity Fund and the Aviva Investors Natural Capital Transition Global Equity Fund are additions to the Aviva Investors Sustainable Transition range.
Social Transition Fund
Aligned with SDGs 5, 8 and 10, the Social Transition Fund will invest in companies that respect human rights, promote decent working conditions and engage in responsible corporate behaviour. The Fund will also invest in companies that provide solutions towards improved access to education and health and wider financial inclusion.
Natural Capital Transition Fund
Aligned to SDGs 12, 13, 14 and 15, the Natural Capital Transition Fund will invest in companies involved with sustainable land, sustainable oceans, the circular economy and climate change. It will exclude firms involved in certain harmful activities or severe environmental controversies.
Portfolio Managers Julie Zhuang and Jonathan Toub and Senior Impact Analyst Eugenie Mathieu will manage the Natural Capital Transition Fund. The Social Transition Fund will be managed by Portfolio Managers Richard Saldanha and Matt Kirby and Senior Impact Analyst Vaidehee Sachdev.