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15/02/2018 – Lyxor to bring gender equality ETF to London Stock Exchange

ETF Strategy (UK), by James Lord

Lyxor is planning a cross-listing of the Lyxor Gender Equality ETF, Europe’s first ETF to focus on companies leading the field in gender equality, on London Stock Exchange.

13/02/2018 – More investment firms are letting clients put their money where their mouth is on gender equality

Quartz (UK), by Eshe Nelson

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, simply talking about the treatment of women and fretting about gender inequality are no longer enough. A demand for tangible action to make gender equality a reality is sweeping across many industries.

16/01/2018 – Investeren in gelijkheid loont!

ABN AMRO (The Netherlands)

Diana van Maasdijk richtte in 2012 het team Filantropie Advies op bij ABN AMRO. Na vijf jaar was het tijd voor iets nieuws. Dat werd Equileap, een stichting die bedrijven onderzoekt en beoordeelt op gelijke behandeling van mannen en vrouwen.

15/01/2018 – Gender equality push enters investment sphere

Nestegg (Australia), by Lucy Dean

A major investment bank is making sure celebrities and politicians aren’t the only ones to champion gender equality, by launching an ETF with a gender equality remit.

15/01/2018 – La gender
equality si veste di etf

Advisor Lyxor (Italy), by Marcella Persola

La parità di genere diventa anche un prodotto finanziario. L’antesignano in ciò è stato Lyxor AM che ha quotato il primo ETF sulla parità di genere in Europa, il Lyxor Global Gender Equality (DR) UCITS ETF.

13/01/2018 –
Oorlog om de millennial

Telegraaf (The Netherlands), by Martijn Klerks

Secundaire arbeidsvoorwaarden, zoals uitgebreide verlofregelingen, flexibiliteit en een goede kantine op het werk, worden favoriete wapens in de oorlog om jong en schaars ict-talent.

12/01/2018 –
AAM new product roundup

Asia Asset Management

US-based derivatives marketplace CME Group and the Japan Exchange Group (JPX) have announced that the Japanese yen-denominated Tokyo Stock Price Index (Topix) futures contracts will begin trading on CME Globex on February 5.

08/01/2018 –
New ETF to combat gender inequity

Financial Standard (Australia), by Jamie Williamson

The Global Gender Equality UCITS ETF is the latest addition to the suite of impact investment products offered by UBS. It will invest in the Solactive Equileap Global Gender Equality 100 Index.

08/01/2018 –
UBS launches global gender equality ETF

Investor Daily (Australia), by Jessica Yun

The ETF is a joint collaboration between UBS Asset Management and UBS Wealth Management and invests in the Solactive Equileap Global Gender Equality 100 Leaders index, according to a UBS statement.

08/01/2018 –
UBS lanceert ETF die bedrijven selecteert op balans tussen mannen en vrouwen

Finanzen (The Netherlands)

De Zwitserse bank UBS heeft een Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) op de markt gebracht dat alleen belegt in bedrijven die geen onderscheid maken tussen man en vrouw en dat wereldwijd promoten.

08/01/2018 – UBS startet ETF mit Fokus auf Gleichstellung der Geschlechter

Private Banking Magazin (Germany), by Christian Nicolaisen

Die UBS hat gemeinsam mit Equileap den Global Gender Equality Ucits ETF aufgelegt. Der Fokus liegt auf Unternehmen, die sich in Sachen Geschlechtergleichstellung hervortun.

08/01/2018 – UBS introduces gender equality ETF

ETF Strategy (UK), by James Lord

UBS Asset Management has launched the UBS Global Gender Equality UCITS ETF (GENDER SW) on SIX Swiss Exchange, providing exposure to global companies perceived to be leading the field in terms of gender equality.

08/01/2018 – UBS launched a fund to only deposit in firms which promote gender equality

Global Times (UK)

UBS launched a fund on Monday that invests in firms
which promote gender equivalence to cash in on a flourishing trend
towards reliable investment.

08/01/2018 – ETF joins gender equality battle

Investment Europe (UK), by Jonathan Boyd

Equileap, the Netherlands based provider of investment tools and information, has announced the launch of the the UBS Global Gender Equality Ucits ETF on the SIX exchange in Switzerland, based on its Global Gender Equality 100 Leaders index.

08/01/2018 – Timely gender equality ETF launched by UBS

ETF Express (UK), by Beverly Chandler

At a timely moment when gender equality is being thoroughly debated in the news, UBS has launched an ETF based on global gender equality with Equileap, provider of data related to gender equality in the corporate sector.

08/01/2018 – UBS AM launches gender equality Ucits ETF

Citywire (UK), by Terri-Ann Williams

UBS has bolstered its ETF offering with the launch of a gender equality-focused fund, the company has announced.

08/01/2018 – UBS launched a fund to only invest in firms which promote gender equality

Business Insider (UK), by Thomas Colson

UBS launched a fund on Monday that invests in firms which promote gender equality to cash in on a growing trend towards ethical investment.

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