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BNP Paribas Asset Management European ESG ETF Barometer shows strong shift in investor expectations

The latest BNP Paribas Asset Management (‘BNPP AM’) European ESG ETF Barometer[1] reveals that most investors surveyed expect the European ESG[2] ETF[3] market to continue to expand over the coming year.  In particular, it shows particular interest in low-carbon, PAB[4]-aligned strategies and renewed confidence around sustainability labels.

Lorraine Sereyjol-Garros, our Global Head of Development ETF & Index solutions, comments:

“The results of the latest survey show that investor expectations can change very quickly depending on market conditions and regulatory developments.  In this changing environment, sustainable index strategies continue to attract significant inflows[5], particularly those aligned with the objectives of the Paris Agreement.  This underscores our strategy, started in 2008, of offering an extensive range of low-carbon ETFs and index funds, both on equities and fixed income, with assets under management now more than EUR 13 billion[6].”


[1] Survey conducted in November 2022 on behalf of BNP Paribas Asset Management by Longitude, a Financial Times company. Respondents included asset managers and asset owners based in France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and the UK.

[2] Environmental, Social & Governance

[3] Exchange Traded Fund

[4] Paris-Aligned Benchmark

[5] ESG strategies accounted for 65% of all European ETF inflows in 2022 according to Morningstar data, up from 53% in 2021.

[6] Source: BNPP AM, as at 31 December 2022

[7] As at December 2022, source:


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