Sustainable fund inflows dropped by over 60% in Q2 but still fared better than 'average' funds

$54.4bn decrease

Eve Maddock-Jones
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Inflows into sustainable equity funds dropped by 62% in Q2 this year relative to the first quarter, as market uncertainties created significant headwinds.

Sustainable funds captured $32.6bn of new net inflows in Q2, down from the $87bn received in Q1, data from Morningstar found. Analysts said that a combination of investors' concerns about a global recession, inflationary pressures, rising interest rate, plus the ongoing conflict in Ukraine depressed inflows during the quarter.  But even though inflows were down relatively, sustainably-focused funds still held up much better than the broader market, which experienced $280bn net outflows over the same period. Active equity funds in particular have suffered significant redemptions, go...

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