Your clients are looking to invest with an authentic, experienced leader with proven success in RI. Here's what we've accomplished in the past 30 years.
We're groundbreakers. In addition to introducing the first environment fund in 1990, Desjardins has often been, and continues to be, a Canadian leader in responsible investing:
Launch of the first green bond mutual fund, the Desjardins SocieTerra Environmental Bond Fund3
Launch of the first clean technology mutual fund, the Desjardins SocieTerra Cleantech Fund3
Launch of the first RI emerging markets mutual fund, the Desjardins SocieTerra Emerging Markets Equity Fund3
Launch of the first low-CO2 exchange-traded funds (ETF) line-up
Launch of our 4th thematic impact fund, the Desjardins SocieTerra Diversity Fund
Launch of the Desjardins SocieTerra Global Balanced Fund, combining three existing underlying SocieTerra funds, managed by: Mirova, Baillie Gifford and Impax Asset Management.
Launch of three new additions to our SocieTerra retail funds line up: the Desjardins SocieTerra Global Dividend Fund managed by Sarasin & Partners; the Desjardins SocieTerra Short-Term Income Fund and the Desjardins SocieTerra Canadian Equity Income Fund, both managed by DGAM.
Thanks to our open architecture and thorough selection process, you can benefit from the expertise of some of the most experienced portfolio managers in the world.
In addition to our investment offering, Desjardins Group, as Canada’s leading cooperative financial group, integrates ESG criterias (environment, social and governance) in all their business lines. Here are 3 examples:
Your clients expect to see the outcome their investments can have. We provide the data.