New ESG Fund from Engine No. 1 Leans on Activism

The Engine No. 1 Transform Climate ETF (NETZ) offers an approach to sustainable investing that includes – wait for it – oil and gas companies.

A deep sea oil rig
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The managers behind the recently launched Engine No. 1 Transform Climate ETF (NETZ) focus on U.S. stocks that will drive the transition to decarbonize the economy. But they aren’t above working with polluters.

That’s part of their DNA.

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Ellen Kennedy
Personal Finance Editor, Kiplinger.com

Ellen writes and edits personal finance stories, especially on credit cards and related products. She also covers the nexus between sustainability and personal finance. She was a manager and sustainability analyst at Calvert Investments for 15 years, focusing on climate change and consumer staples. She served on the sustainability councils of several Fortune 500 companies and led corporate engagements. Before joining Calvert, Ellen was a program officer for Winrock International, managing loans to alternative energy projects in Latin America. She earned a master’s from the U.C. Berkeley in international relations and Latin America.