Digging into the Eco-Fund Ratings

New study finds that green is green and less carbon equals more profit for investors.

Corporate Knights recently published Eco-Fund Ratings for 424 equity funds available to Canadian investors, 324 of which have at least a 3-year history. The Eco-Fund Rating was based on how funds performed relative to their fund category peers on two environmental factors: the weighted carbon intensity of each fund’s company holdings measured in tonnes of carbon emissions per million dollars in sales and the percentage of green companies in the fund’s portfolio.

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