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UBS ETF (LU) J.P. Morgan Global Government ESG Liquid Bond UCITS ETF (USD) A-acc
Asset Class: Fixed Income
Environmental or social characteristics promoted by the financial product
The sub-fund integrates sustainability risks into its investment decision by promoting among other characteristics environmental or social characteristics or a combination of those characteristics and the companies included by the Index follow good governance practices. The sub-fund is accordingly classified as an Article 8 Product pursuant to the Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 November 2019 on sustainability-related disclosures in the financial sector (SFDR).
- The objective of the Fund is to seek to track the performance of emerging markets-based companies which focus on Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) considerations and which would specifically exclude companies involved in controversial weapons nuclear weapons nuclear power generation tobacco alcohol adult entertainment conventional weapons gambling civilian firearms genetically modified organisms thermal coal mining thermal coal power generation unconventional oil & gas conventional oil & gas oil & gas power generation fossil fuel reserves as well as companies with high carbon emissions. It does so by tracking the MSCI World SRI Low Carbon Select 5% Issuer Capped Index. The fund is passively managed. As a result the approach taken in relation to the consideration of ESG criteria is the one taken by MSCI and therefore dependent on the approach and methodology defined by a third party. This reference index to assess sustainability characteristics and risks of the constituents of the index can be found on the website of the index provider.
- For fixed income subfunds the portfolio manager aims to achieve investors' financial objectives by tracking the reference ESG/SRI benchmark and by replicating top-down index exposures by constructing an optimal portfolio with a strong focus on minimizing transaction costs while managing the tracking error within a defined range.
The methodology of the construction of the Index is available on the J.P. Morgan website: https://www.jpmorgan.com/country/US/en/jpmorgan/investbk/solutions/research/indices/composition_docs
Data sources & processing
The index provider uses Sustainalytics and RepRisk as a third-party provider for the ESG characteristics.
J.P. Morgan Global Government ESG Liquid Bond Index (Total Return)
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