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List of ESG funds

This list contains information about SFC-authorised funds which incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors as their key investment focus and reflect them in their investment objective or strategy pursuant to the SFC’s circular to management companies of SFC-authorised unit trusts and mutual funds ESG funds.

The management companies of these ESG funds have represented and confirmed that the funds comply with the requirements set out in the circular. The main features of each fund, including the key investment theme and investment strategy, are set out in the list.

Please note that these ESG funds may have different focuses and investment styles, and they may adopt different strategies to achieve their ESG focus. You should review the fund offering documents carefully and understand how a fund incorporates ESG factors to attain its ESG focus and assess whether its ESG-related features meet your investment needs.

The SFC has not independently verified the effectiveness of these products’ investment strategies, investment selection processes, investment portfolios, management or the ESG factors they incorporate. Inclusion on the list does not constitute an official recommendation or endorsement of these products or a guarantee of their ESG attributes or related performance.

SFC authorisation

SFC authorisation involves the review of whether a product meets legal and regulatory requirements, which set out certain impartial benchmarks.

SFC authorisation does not mean that the product is suitable for you or any particular investor. The intermediary who sells the product to you has a duty, under the Code of Conduct for Persons Licensed by or Registered with the Securities and Futures Commission and guidelines administered by the SFC, to explain the nature and risks of the product as well as why it is suitable for you given your personal circumstances.

Points to note

Information posted on the list of ESG funds is compiled on a best-effort basis. The offering documents are provided by the issuers and they are for your information only. The SFC has not independently verified the documents and will not be responsible for any error, omission or inaccuracy. The SFC reserves the right to omit or remove any material.

Please note that it may take time for information received from the issuers to be posted to the list and the list may not always contain the most up-to-date information about all the ESG funds for which offering documents have been authorised. You may contact the relevant product issuers or distributors for the latest versions of offering documents. For enquiries about the list, contact the SFC at enquiry@sfc.hk.



"Waivers Granted" covers waivers granted by the SFC on or after 1 August 2012 in relation to the Code on Unit Trust and Mutual Funds.



For the latest prospectus and other related information regarding the exchange traded funds and unlisted fund with listed unit/share classes listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, please access via the HKEx website.

"Waivers Granted" covers waivers granted by the SFC on or after 1 August 2012 in relation to the Code on Unit Trust and Mutual Funds.

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