Two of Finland’s biggest pension firms – Varma and Ilmarinen – have initiated the launch of several ESG-themed ETFs over the past few years. In April this year, Ilmarinen announced it was investing €170m in the new AXA WF US high yield low carbon bonds fund, which focuses particularly on the carbon and water intensity scores of issuers, acting as a seed investor for the fund launch.
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