The devil is in the details with ESG indices 

ETF Stream – ESG indices can vary greatly depending on the data available and methodologies implemented which can create challenges for investors. Is standardisation of data the biggest challenge to the ESG space?

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 Todd Rosenbluth, head of ETF and mutual fund research at CFRA, explains: “With ESG investing, the devil is in the details even when the underlying index is run by the same firm.”

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Tanzeel Akhtar trained as a foreign correspondent at the University of Helsinki, Finland and newspaper journalist at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. NCTJ Qualified - Media Law, Public Administration and Shorthand 100wpm.

Contributed to The Wall Street Journal, BBC, Bloomberg, Investing.com, Benzinga, The Street, Kitco News, Financial Times' This is Africa, African Business Magazine, CNBC, Hedge Week, Campden Family Office, Citywire, Modern Investor, Spear's Wealth Management Magazine, The Local, Euromoney, Yahoo! Finance, Global Investor, ETF.com, CIO UK, Forbes, Funds Global Asia and Portfolio Institutional.

She has held full-time positions at CoinDesk, Interactive Investor, Fund Strategy, Money Marketing, Money Observer, Mining Journal, Marketing Week, Futures and Options Intelligence and Waters Technology. Interned at The Independent, South Wales Argus and Lancashire Evening Post.

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