News: Vanguard expands ESG range with two ETFs
Media Article - Vanguard has expanded its ESG product range with the launch of two new exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The Vanguard ESG Developed Europe All Cap Ucits ETF and the Vanguard ESG North America All Cap Ucits ETF are designed to serve as core products for Vanguard's ESG-aware portfolios. They each carry annual charges of 12 basis points.
The Developed Europe ETF will track the FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Choice Index and provide investors with exposure to large-, mid- and small-cap stocks in Europe. The North America All Cap ETF will follow the FTSE North America All Cap Choice Index, granting exposure to large-, mid- and small-cap holdings in the US and Canada.
The ETFs have been listed on the London Stock Exchange, Deutsche Boerse, Borsa Italiana, SIX Swiss Exchange and Euronext Amsterdam. Fong Yee Chan, Vanguard's head of ESG strategy in the UK and Europe, said the firm developed the range to allow investors to choose products that align with their preferences and investment goals.