Act ESG: Your conviction needs an investment strategy

How ESG empowers investors to drive positive change.

The recent Covid-19 upheaval on the financial markets have once again made ESG hit the headlines worldwide. Being curious about the changes that will arise from the “new normal”, we have commissioned a survey that provides investors with an update on our widely received “Act ESG” study from the previous year.

 

What investors need to know to drive positive change

The ESG knowledge barometer 2020

Although investors follow sustainable principles in their daily lives, their awareness of sustainable investment opportunities is still limited.

This is why we take the initiative to speak with you about the challenges ahead, but also to show you how this historic transformation process is creating unique opportunities for investors. Discover now the characteristics of the persisting ESG knowledge gap and learn what investors need to know to play an active role in the sustainable transformation of our economy.

To provide investors with an even more comprehensive picture, we have expanded the scope of our current study to cover two further markets: Hong Kong and Singapore where the same knowledge gap has been revealed.

The ESG knowledge gap today is too wide…

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of respondents do not know an ESG approach to saving and investment is even possible

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would welcome greater support and advice on ESG from their advisers

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would like their advisers to provide better information on ESG topics

…so for now, ESG remains a minority activity…

 

ESG approaches account for 30% of the wealth of those who have made allocations

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have made savings and investments decisions according to ESG principles

 

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have been offered an ESG opportunity by their adviser

 

…but more people than ever want an ESG approach…

 

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69%
believe that too few businesses take their wider responsibilities to society seriously

 

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64%
believe ethical businesses will deliver better investment returns

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48%
of a notional $100,000 portfolio is the amount respondents say they would invest according to ESG principles

 

… and they are looking to advisers for ESG support

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of respondents say an adviser providing information on ESG opportunities would be a critical influence on their behavior

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of respondents would be more likely to choose an adviser able to support their ESG ambitions

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of respondents would switch out of savings and investments if their money was allocated to activities they disagree with

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Source: Vontobel original research carried out in August 2020, based on a survey of 5,146 consumers in 16 markets in Europe, North America, South America, as well as in Singapore and Hong Kong.

 

What do you believe in?

 

 

Act ESG by Vontobel signals a discussion on sustainable investing. As ESG becomes mainstream, the number of options and approaches increases as well. This symbol will guide you on our websites and publications in order to identify ESG relevant content.

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15 funds found

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Vontobel Fund (CH) - Ethos Equities Swiss Mid & Small

Sustainable Equities Boutique Swiss Equities

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Share class Currency ISIN Valor NAV YTD As at
A CHF CH0023568022 2356802 442.55 -0.88% Oct 21 2020
Vontobel Fund (CH) - Pension Invest Balanced

Multi Asset Boutique Moderate Allocation

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Share class Currency ISIN Valor NAV YTD As at
A CHF CH0281017506 28101750 108.36 -2.33% Oct 20 2020
I CHF CH0294813149 29481314 111.15 -2.17% Oct 20 2020
NV CHF CH0281018538 28101853 116.27 -1.85% Oct 20 2020
Vontobel Fund (CH) - Pension Invest Yield

Multi Asset Boutique Cautious Allocation

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Share class Currency ISIN Valor NAV YTD As at
A CHF CH0281016474 28101647 105.63 -0.64% Oct 20 2020
I CHF CH0294813131 29481313 107.82 -0.54% Oct 20 2020
NV CHF CH0281016656 28101665 111.81 -0.25% Oct 20 2020
Vontobel Fund (CH) - Sustainable Balanced Allocation CHF

Multi Asset Boutique

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Share class Currency ISIN Valor NAV YTD As at
A CHF CH0230779404 23077940 123.07 -0.65% Oct 20 2020
AN CHF CH0381682647 38168264 107.28 -0.36% Oct 20 2020
IA CHF CH0259492939 25949293 116.80 -0.37% Oct 20 2020
S CHF CH0230779438 23077943 126.70 0.24% Oct 20 2020
Vontobel Fund (CH) - Sustainable Bond CHF Concept

Fixed Income Boutique Swiss Bonds

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Share class Currency ISIN Valor NAV YTD As at
A CHF CH0229323123 22932312 105.14 -0.76% Oct 20 2020
AN CHF CH0381682654 38168265 100.98 -0.35% Oct 20 2020
IA CHF CH0259052691 25905269 102.12 -0.35% Oct 20 2020
S CHF CH0229324717 22932471 105.33 -0.27% Oct 20 2020
Vontobel Fund (CH) - Sustainable Global Equity ex Switzerland Concept

Sustainable Equities Boutique Global Equities

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Share class Currency ISIN Valor NAV YTD As at
S CHF CH0248079227 24807922 143.12 4.51% Oct 20 2020
Vontobel Fund (CH) - Sustainable Swiss Equity

Sustainable Equities Boutique Swiss Equities

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Share class Currency ISIN Valor NAV YTD As at
A CHF CH0046922354 4692235 244.50 -2.65% Oct 20 2020
AN CHF CH0294647554 29464755 134.56 -2.11% Oct 20 2020
I CHF CH0381683991 38168399 115.29 -2.55% Oct 20 2020
IA CHF CH0046964547 4696454 262.00 -2.11% Oct 20 2020
S CHF CH0414998804 41499880 145.27 -1.43% Oct 20 2020
Vontobel Fund - Clean Technology

Sustainable Equities Boutique Thematic Equities

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A EUR LU0384405519 4513009 408.61 15.57% Oct 20 2020
A CHF LU1407930350 32492448 277.76 14.06% Oct 20 2020
AN EUR LU1683485178 38261404 135.82 16.34% Oct 20 2020
AN CHF LU1683484874 38261395 126.35 14.83% Oct 20 2020
B EUR LU0384405600 4513015 413.59 15.57% Oct 20 2020
B CHF LU1407930780 32492550 280.66 14.06% Oct 20 2020
C USD LU1956006941 47375662 205.55 21.23% Oct 20 2020
C EUR LU1651443175 37575398 138.84 15.02% Oct 20 2020
H (hedged) CHF LU1407930947 32499576 154.49 15.31% Oct 20 2020
H (hedged) USD LU1618348079 36844119 143.59 16.82% Oct 20 2020
HN (hedged) CHF LU1683485095 38261401 134.04 16.05% Oct 20 2020
HN (hedged) USD LU1683485251 38261407 144.82 17.65% Oct 20 2020
I EUR LU0384405949 4513022 458.74 16.38% Oct 20 2020
N EUR LU1598842364 36446865 139.04 16.34% Oct 20 2020
N CHF LU1683484957 38261399 126.82 14.82% Oct 20 2020
N GBP LU1618348236 36844166 145.37 25.56% Oct 20 2020
Vontobel Fund - European Mid And Small Cap Equity

Sustainable Equities Boutique European Equities

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A EUR LU0120692511 1128461 218.74 -11.54% Oct 20 2020
AN EUR LU1683485335 38261416 94.48 -10.96% Oct 20 2020
B EUR LU0120694483 1128462 235.89 -11.54% Oct 20 2020
C EUR LU0137005756 1301568 204.67 -11.97% Oct 20 2020
I EUR LU0278089486 2870663 184.67 -10.93% Oct 20 2020
N EUR LU1683480880 38261495 95.93 -10.95% Oct 20 2020
Vontobel Fund - mtx Sustainable Asian Leaders (ex Japan)

Sustainable Equities Boutique Asia Pacific Equities

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A USD LU0384409180 4514032 404.30 11.31% Oct 21 2020
AN USD LU1683484361 38261477 114.60 12.07% Oct 21 2020
B USD LU0384409263 4514037 422.48 11.31% Oct 21 2020
H (hedged) EUR LU0384409693 4514046 366.82 9.77% Oct 21 2020
HI (hedged) EUR LU0384409933 4514053 403.61 10.55% Oct 21 2020
HN (hedged) EUR LU1683482589 38261481 108.29 10.52% Oct 21 2020
I USD LU0384410279 4514057 468.94 12.10% Oct 21 2020
N USD LU1683484445 38261488 117.09 12.06% Oct 21 2020
N GBP LU2019989305 48633832 115.98 13.38% Oct 21 2020
S USD LU2146184358 53721716 126.32 - Oct 21 2020
Vontobel Fund - mtx Sustainable Emerging Markets Leaders

Sustainable Equities Boutique Emerging Markets Equities

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A USD LU0571085330 12236105 160.95 5.32% Oct 20 2020
AH (hedged) EUR LU1725744087 39290530 101.45 3.87% Oct 20 2020
AI USD LU1609308298 36643668 133.35 6.04% Oct 20 2020
AN USD LU1683485681 38261784 111.05 6.01% Oct 20 2020
AN GBP LU1717118191 39078906 110.95 8.51% Oct 20 2020
ASX EUR LU1964740309 46974193 111.31 0.95% Oct 20 2020
B USD LU0571085413 12236106 168.53 5.32% Oct 20 2020
G USD LU1767066605 40236190 105.62 6.40% Oct 20 2020
H (hedged) EUR LU1646585114 37470435 113.39 3.77% Oct 20 2020
HI (hedged) EUR LU1650589762 37574631 113.47 4.53% Oct 20 2020
HI (hedged) CHF LU1550202615 35324235 133.39 4.26% Oct 20 2020
HN (hedged) CHF LU1725744830 39290546 104.27 4.37% Oct 20 2020
I EUR LU1626216888 37012594 128.55 0.63% Oct 20 2020
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N USD LU1626216961 37012602 135.65 6.03% Oct 20 2020
N GBP LU1618348582 36844873 134.80 8.52% Oct 20 2020
S USD LU1572142096 35836106 153.64 6.87% Oct 20 2020
Vontobel Fund - Multi Asset Income

Multi Asset Boutique Moderate Allocation

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A EUR LU1687388899 38348031 75.30 -14.25% Oct 20 2020
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H (hedged) CHF LU1687389277 38348035 78.65 -14.45% Oct 20 2020
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I EUR LU1515106984 34540089 99.10 -13.79% Oct 20 2020
N EUR LU1734078824 39472020 91.26 -13.82% Oct 20 2020
Vontobel Fund - Sustainable Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond

Fixed Income Boutique Emerging Markets Bonds

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A USD LU0563307551 12061798 60.49 -1.01% Oct 20 2020
AM USD LU0563307635 12061799 51.23 -1.33% Oct 20 2020
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H (hedged) CHF LU0563308369 12061825 78.81 -2.73% Oct 20 2020
H (hedged) EUR LU0563308443 12061827 83.39 -2.39% Oct 20 2020
HI (hedged) CHF LU0563308799 12061834 83.82 -2.31% Oct 20 2020
HI (hedged) EUR LU0563308872 12061836 84.75 -2.20% Oct 20 2020
HN (hedged) CHF LU1683483470 38261533 92.09 -2.35% Oct 20 2020
HN (hedged) EUR LU1683487380 38261546 93.44 -2.12% Oct 20 2020
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N USD LU1683483124 38261758 101.28 -0.51% Oct 20 2020
Vontobel Fund - Sustainable Global Bond

Fixed Income Boutique Global Bonds

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HI (hedged) USD LU1246874462 28531605 122.49 5.40% Oct 20 2020
HI (hedged) CHF LU1246874892 28531627 108.16 3.87% Oct 20 2020
HS (hedged) CHF LU1246875196 28531631 109.30 4.23% Oct 20 2020
I EUR LU1246874629 28531625 110.58 4.22% Oct 20 2020
Vontobel Fund - TwentyFour Sustainable Short Term Bond Income

TwentyFour Asset Management Investment Grade

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