DWS' SDG strategy exceeds EUR1bn in AUM
The volume of funds in the DWS Invest SDG Global Equities and DWS SDG Global Equities has exceeded the EUR1 billion mark.
This milestone was achieved in the second year after the fund strategy was launched.
Core of the investment approach of the two funds are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) defined by the United Nations (UN). These goals define the cornerstones of the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. Fund manager Paul Buchwitz invests in companies whose sales contribute to at least one of the 17 goals, so that the fund contributes on average at least 50 per cent of company sales to potentially achieve these goals.
"Investors can thus be sure that the companies in the portfolio not only operate sustainably, but also work specifically towards combating hunger and poverty, providing access to high-quality education or achieving other UN sustainability goals, for example," says Buchwitz.