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Fossil Fuel Free Funds

Here are some already available funds that avoid fossil fuel companies. Their numbers are growing.

Calvert Investments

Community Capital Management

FFIUS: Fossil Free Indexes

FTSE ex Fossil Fuel Index Series

Green Alpha

Green Century Funds

Parnassus Endeavor Funds

Pax World Global Environmental Markets

Portfolio 21

RBC Global Asset Management

Trillium Asset Management

 

CALVERT INVESTMENTS

Calvert Green Bond Fund (website).

Calvert Investments Launches Green Bond Fund Meeting Investor

Demand for Exposure to This Growing Space (website).

 

COMMUNITY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

CRA Qualified Investment Fund (website)

 

FFIUS: FOSSIL FREE INDEXES

1. Fossil Free U.S. Large Cap Index  (launched June 2014)
Based on a U.S. large cap index screened for the largest public coal, oil and gas companies ranked by the carbon content of proven reserves.

2. Fossil Free Developed Markets (ex-U.S.) Index (available 2015)
Based on a developed markets ex-US index negatively screened for the largest public coal, oil and gas companies ranked by the carbon content of proven reserves.

3. Fossil Free Emerging Markets Index (available 2015)
Based on an emerging markets index negatively screened for the largest public coal, oil and gas companies ranked by the carbon content of proven reserves.

Press release. 26 June 2014.

FFIUS Fact Sheet.

New ‘fossil free’ investment index boosts divestment movement. Blue and Green Tomorrow. 26 June 2014.

 

FTSE ex FOSSIL FUEL INDEX SERIES

4 indexes, launched April 2014 
ex Fossil Fuel Indexes (website)

FTSE Developed ex Fossil Fuel Index Series overview (pdf)  
FTSE Developed ex Fossil Fuel Index Series factsheet (pdf)

1. FTSE Developed ex Fossil Fuel
2. FTSE Developed North America ex Fossil Fuel
3. FTSE Developed ex North American ex Fossil Fuel
4. FTSE Developed ex Korea ex Fossil Fuel

FTSE Press Release (pdf) 
NRDC Press Release (pdf)

Fossil Fuel Free Index Will Help Investors Manage Climate Risks (website). 1 May 2014. Forbes.

FTSE and BlackRock develop fossil fuel-free investment options (website). 29 April 2014. Professional Pensions.

London Stock Exchange Climate-Friendly Index Makes Me Hopeful (website). 30 April 2014. Huffington Post.

Big Investors Retreat From Fossil Fuels (website). 16 May 2014. Huffington Post.

 

GREEN ALPHA

4 funds 
Green Alpha (website)

1. Green Alpha Growth and Income: GIGIP (website)
Green Alpha Growth and Income factsheet (pdf)

2. Green Alpha Next Economy: GANEX (website)
Green Alpha Next Economy factsheet (pdf)

3. Shelton Green Alpha Fund: NEXTX (website 1)
Shelton Green Alpha Fund (website 2)
Shelton Green Alpha Fund factsheet (pdf)

4. Sierra Club Green Alpha: SCGA (website)
Sierra Club Green Alpha factsheet (pdf)

 

GREEN CENTURY FUNDS

2 funds, administered by Trillium Asset Management

Fossil Fuel Free Investing (website)

1. Green Century Balanced Fund: GCBLX (website)

2. Green Century Equity Fund: GCEQX (website)

 

PARNASSUS ENDEAVOR FUND

1 fund, formerly called “Workplace Fund”

Parnassus Endeavor Fund (website)

Parnassus Endeavor (Workplace) Fund brochure (pdf)

Parnassus Endeavor (Workplace) portfolio summary (pdf)

 

PAX WORLD GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL MARKETS FUND

1 fund, divested on 1 May 2014

Pax World Global Environmental Markets Fund (website)

Pax World Global Environmental Markets Fund factsheet (pdf)

Pax World Global Environmental Markets Fund fund profile (pdf)

Company Examples (website)

Frequently Asked Questions (website)

 

PORTFOLIO 21

1 fund

Portfolio 21 Global Equity Fund (webpage)

Portfolio 21 Global Equity Fund snapshot (pdf). 

Portfolio 21 Global Equity Fund snapshot (website).

 

RBC GLOBAL ASSET MANAGEMENT

Access Capital Community Investment Fund

 

TRILLIUM ASSET MANAGEMENT

Fossil Fuel Free Investing at Trillium.

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