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Tuesday, January 23, 2007
Focus: The fund invests primarily in equities of companies that comply with the principles of ecological and social sustainability. Multi-level asset diversification (across geographic areas, styles, market capitalisation, sectors) has been execute.

A SQUARE :: 23Jan07 Green Invest
Category Green / SRI
Author Sona Blessing
Focus: The fund invests primarily in equities of companies that comply with the principles of ecological and social sustainability.


Multi-level asset diversification (across geographic areas, styles, market capitalisation, sectors) has been executed to diffuse risk concentration and enhance performance.


Strengths: high level of expertise, adherence to stringent sustainability guidelines, strong partnership with WWF


Weaknesses: exhibits a high correlation to stock markets.

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