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L&G launches five new sustainability-focused ETFs on Xetra


L&G has launched five new ETFs, each with a focus on sustainability, on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.

The five new equity ETFs give investors the opportunity to participate in the performance of large and medium-sized companies from a) various industrialised countries in the Pacific region excluding Japan, b) European industrialised countries excluding Great Britain, c) Japan, d) USA or e) worldwide.
Excluded are companies active in pure coal mining, in the production of controversial weapons or which have violated at least one of the fundamental principles of the UN Global Compact over a continuous period of three years. The UN Global Compact is a catalogue of internationally accepted standards on human rights, labour, the environment and corruption.
The funds and their reference indexes are:
L&G US Equity UCITS ETF – Solactive Core United States Large & Mid Cap Index
L&G Global Equity UCITS ETF – Solactive Core Developed Markets Large & Mid Cap USD Index
L&G Japan Equity UCITS ETF – Solactive Core Japan Large & Mid Cap USD Index
L&G Europe ex UK Equity UCITS ETF – Solactive Core Developed Markets Europe ex UK Large & Mid Cap EUR Index
L&G Asia Pacific ex Japan Equity UCITS ETF – Solactive Core Developed Markets Pacific ex Japan Large & Mid Cap USD Index.

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