Alternative Investments/ESG: Amundi’s New DAX ESG ETF

This is the ETF for investors seeking exposure to the 50 largest ESG-compliant German companies.

The new Amundi DAX 50 ESG UCITS ETF (DECD) is a DAX 50 ETF with a preference for companies that have strong sustainable profiles.

The ETF tracks the DAX 50 ESG index. It bars companies in activities such as weapons, tobacco, and thermal coal, or do not meet international standards. (ETF Stream)

Further, the fund selects companies based on their market capitalization, stock turnover, and ESG scores. It is market-cap-weighted with the largest constituent limited to a share of 7%.


The fund features an ongoing charge of 0.19% and trades on the Deutsche Börse Xetra.

Fannie Wurtz, head of ETF, indexing and smart beta at Amundi, said: “We are delighted to enhance our offering of responsible ETFs, providing investors with the choices they need to implement cost-effective ESG portfolios.”

“Building on our existing range of core ESG ETFs, we are now extending our offer through country flagship exposures like the S&P 500 ESG and today the DAX 50 ESG.”

Amundi has a strong presence in ESG and sustainable investing, with an AUM of over €131 billion in the sector.

Further, the asset manager offers a comprehensive range of ETFs designed to make sustainable investing accessible to investors no matter their ESG integration requirements and risk budget. This approach empowers investors to cost-effectively reflect their individual goals and values within their ESG allocations.

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