Esther Pan Sloane at UNCDF and Ethan Powell at Impact Shares discuss creating a new ESG index and ETF on ETF TV


Press Release London November 12, 2021, ETF TV News #97 Esther Pan Sloane Head of Partnerships, Policy and Communications at United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and Ethan Powell, CEO of Impact Shares discuss the creation of a new ESG index and the Impact Shares MSCI Global Climate Select ETF (NTZO US) which was announced on Nov 3 at COP26 and listed on NYSE Arca with Margareta Hricova and Deborah Fuhr on ETF TV #PressPlay 
Impact Shares and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), a UN agency that makes public and private finance work for the poor in the world’s 46 least developed countries LDCs worked with MSCI and a working group of the Global Investors for Sustainable Development Alliance (GISD consists of 30 private-sector leaders of major financial institutions and corporations worldwide) to create the MSCI ACWI Climate Pathway Select Index  
Impact Shares, a nonprofit ETF sponsor backed by The Rockefeller Foundation, will donate the net management fee on Impact Shares MSCI Global Climate Select ETF (NTZO US) to UNCDF to build climate resilience and adaptation in the LDCs.
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