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Socially Responsible Investing

Today, issues like climate change, information security and gender diversity are placing a spotlight on the importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. 


For investors who want to align their values with their investment strategies, the SPDR® S&P®/ASX 200 ESG Fund (Ticker: E200) – with management costs of just 13 basis points – is a sustainable alternative to the S&P/ASX 200 Index. 


Why Consider E200?


Adopting a best-in-class1 and exclusionary screening ESG approach, E200 provides investors an opportunity to tap into the benefits of ESG investing at the core of their portfolio, while achieving a risk and return profile comparable to the S&P/ASX 200 Index.


Socially Responsible Investing 

A sustainable alternative to Australia’s flagship benchmark – the S&P/ASX 200 Index.


Core Building Block

Access improved ESG characteristics while achieving a
risk and return profile comparable to the S&P/ASX 200 Index. 


Best-in-Class1 ESG Approach

Focused on Australian companies with strong ESG characteristics, while also removing companies interacting with tobacco and controversial weapons, and companies that generate 5% or more of their revenue from thermal coal.


ESG Scoring

The S&P DJI Scores are recognised as one of the most advanced ESG scoring methodologies, drawing upon 20 years of experience analysing sustainability’s impact on a company’s long-term value creation.


Low Cost2

Low-cost access to Australia’s sustainable companies for only 0.13% p.a. (or $13 p.a. for every $10,000 invested).


Income

Earn potential quarterly dividend income, with franking credits.


Explore ESG Investing with E200


The SPDR® S&P®/ASX 200 ESG Fund provides a cost effective solution that helps put socially responsible investing into action. See how it’s constructed. 


Insights


ESG Investing: From Tipping Point to Turning Point

With crisis sparking a collective demand for change, it’s time for ESG investing to move from a check-the-box component of investment portfolios to a must-have for all portfolios.

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