Ethical mutual funds market overview
The assets managed by the European market for socially responsible funds in the year 2012 has reached 95 billions euro consolidating the growth (+12%) of the recent years.
This result is a confirmation of the strength of this segment of the asset management business that has maintained positive net inflows even during periods of markets volatility.
Data in billions of Euros, Europe - 6/30/2012. Source: Vigeo Italia
After several years characterized by a considerable growth in the number of socially responsible funds, we are now in an important consolidation phase. At European level, the leadership in terms of number of managed funds with a socially responsible manner is due to France, but also the Italian market is experiencing positive responses as a confirmation of the results obtained in the last few years.
Number of SRI Mutual Fund in Europe - 06/30/2012. Source: Vigeo Italia