At least six mutual fund firms (and parents of fund firms) are among the most environmentally friendly companies (at least among the big, publicly traded ones), according to a magazine's new list.
| Christine Hurtsellers|
CEO, Investment Management
Over the weekend, the Barron's
their third annual list of the "100 Most Sustainable Companies." The list, created in partnership
with Eaton Vance's Calvert
arm (an ESG shop), was pulled from the 1,000 biggest publicly traded companies (so fund firms with other ownership structures were ineligible).
, parent of Voya Investment Management, ranks
third on the new list, up from sixth last year and higher than any other asset managers (even higher than any other financial services firms).
T. Rowe Price
ranks 36th this year, up from 83rd last year.
, parent of PGIM
, ranks 40th this year, down from 28th.
Principal Financial Group
, parent of Principal Global Investors
, ranks 68th on the list, to which it is a newcomer this year.
ranks 77th this year, down from 51st.
ranks 82nd this year, down from 67th.
Neil Anderson, Managing Editor
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