With a recent survey by State Street ETFs showing that some 83% of professional investors questioned expect demand for ESG ETFs to increase over the next five years, TrackInsight looks at the future of the sector. The diversity of the funds on offer means concrete statistics are hard to gather, but what is it that investors want from ESG and which providers can rise to the challenge?
Sector ETFs have been growing in popularity ever since 2008, with investors particularly favouring real estate, technology and energy funds, according to research from State Street Global Advisors (SSGA).
On Tuesday 15 March, during the Edhec Risk Days that took place at the Brewery in London, the first TrackInsight award ceremony rewarded the four most efficient blockbuster ETFs in major exposures widely used by institutional investors.
With over 80 delegates working for asset, wealth management and financial advisory firms, the first edition of the TrackInsight Investor Summit took place on Monday 2 November at the London Stock Exchange.