SUSTAINABLE INVESTING

Understand sustainable investing and how to get started.

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SUSTAINABLE INVESTING 101

Sustainable investing means combining traditional financial analysis with Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) insights. The acronym ESG describes the metrics that drive sustainable security selection. For example:

ENVIRONMENTAL

• Climate Change
• Natural Resource Use
• Pollution & Waste
• Clean Tech

SOCIAL

• Human liability
• Product Liability
• Data Privacy
• Health & Safety

GOVERNANCE

• Accounting practices
• Ownership & Control
• Board Independence
• Ethics

Investing sustainably can be simple. To get started, visit our starter kit page for guidance. If you are a financial professional, visit Advisor Center for an in-depth look at sustainable.

SUSTAINABLE FUNDS

FIND A SUSTAINABLE FUND THAT ALIGNS WITH YOUR INVESTMENT GOALS

Select your primary investment goal, then explore the corresponding fund range.

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SEEK TO REDUCE
CONTROVERSY
Our ESG Screened funds let you exclude certain business activities that pose risks or don't match investor preferences.
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STRIKE
A BALANCE
With ESG Aware funds, you can seek a similar risk and return to the broad market while tilting towards companies with favorable ESG ratings.
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PRIORITIZE
ESG
Select our ESG Advanced funds to prioritize higher ESG-rated companies, while screening out controversial activities.
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FOCUS ON
A THEME
Select Thematic ESG funds to focus on specific environmental, social or governance themes.
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SEE
THE IMPACT
With Impact funds, you can seek to generate measurable sustainable outcomes alongside a financial return.
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THINK CLIMATE

Learn how to reduce exposure to heavy carbon emitters, or target companies based on climate risks and opportunities.

Filter all sustainable funds using your own criteria.

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INSIGHTS

SPECIAL REPORT: A SEA CHANGE IN GLOBAL INVESTING

Find out how climate change could have an impact on investors around the world, as well as how climate risks and opportunities can be incorporated into portfolios.

Investment stewardship at BlackRock

Delivering on our commitment to a more sustainable future. Discover how we take actions and put sustainable stewardship in place.