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BlackRock Launches Europe’s First ESG High-Yield Bond ETF

Nov. 14, 2019, 9:20 AM

BlackRock has joined hands with Dutch insurer a.s.r. to launch two high-yield ETFs with environmental, social and governance focus, according to a statement.

  • The two funds will enable investors to achieve a more sustainable high-yield exposure through debt issued by companies with the strongest commitment to ESG, while also screening out companies involved in controversial business activities
  • Funds launched are iShares EUR High Yield Corp Bond ESG UCITS ETF and iShares $ High Yield Corp Bond ESG UCITS ETF
  • They will track Bloomberg Barclays MSCI Europe Corporate High Yield SRI and Sustainable BB+ Bond Index, Bloomberg Barclays MSCI US Corporate ...

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