Diversified offerings have grown more than 60% in the past 12 months.
Nuclear operators in the U.S. have strong safety records and help utilities lower their carbon emissions, but the risk of a catastrophic accident remains.
Investors in funds that incorporate environmental, social, and governance factors into their process appear not to suffer a performance penalty.
Investors have a variety of choices, but many of them are young.
Investors have a growing number of sustainable fund options.
ESG criteria could help plan participants reach their goals.
Successful Exxon shareholder vote on climate risk disclosure may be as big of a deal as Trump's exit from the Paris agreement.
The fund giant becomes the latest to enter the ESG field.
This year’s Morningstar Investment Conference highlighted four trends that are moving the industry to consider sustainability when building portfolios.
They are addressing risks, as investors should expect them to.
We take a look at the 10 largest fund companies.
BlackRock and SSGA have made climate change a priority for company engagement.
We find that funds with high sustainability ratings tend to have higher-quality holdings.
Investing in these diversified portfolios of quality companies can signal support for more women in corporate leadership positions.
Three ways to incorporate climate concerns into your large-cap funds portfolio.
5-globe small- and mid-cap funds are less risky and hold stocks of larger, higher-quality companies.
Parnassus Funds gained assets last year. Plus, new options make it easier to build SRI portfolios.
Using our analysis can help infuse sustainability throughout your portfolio.
The choices are expanding for investors wanting bond funds that incorporate ESG.
Review of academic studies show sustainable/responsible funds perform on par with conventional funds.
Acquisition of Calvert reflects heightened interest in ESG among conventional asset managers.
Our research shows that large-cap U.S. funds with high Morningstar Sustainability Ratings have lower risk.
Morningstar's Jon Hale explores how Sustainalytics does the firm-level research that underpins our sustainability rating for funds.
These 24 funds have high sustainability ratings and have beaten the Vanguard 500 Index Fund over the last decade.
A spate of recent launches has given sustainable investors a greater range of diversified choices within the U.S. ETP universe.
The performance of socially responsible funds has been in line with conventional funds' over time, writes Morningstar's Jon Hale.
These Medalist funds could be good fits for investors considering sustainability factors.
Though most focus on larger companies in developing markets, these Morningstar Medalists span the value-growth spectrum.
New data show professional investors overwhelmingly believe there is a link between corporate sustainability and long-term financial performance.
What we learned at the Morningstar Investment Conference.