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Trying to invest with your conscience. You may want to consider an ESG ETF, and I know it already sounds like a mouthful, but let's break down what an ESG ETF is. Let's first start with ESG. ESG stands for environmental, social, and governance and ETF means exchange traded funds. ESG ETFs are on the rise because more and more investors in the markets are interested in putting companies that are socially or ecologically conscious, sometimes both in their portfolios. For investors at home who don't manage their portfolios full time. It might be difficult to be on top of what companies are following values that are important to them. That's where the ETF part comes in. An ETF is a fund that has pooled together investments into a single entity. Meaning that instead of buying into a single company that focuses on gender diversity like Mastercard, you can buy into SPDR's, gender diversity index ETF, which has Mastercard as a holding alongside companies like Coca Cola and Starbucks. ESG ETFs can focus on single issues other than gender diversity, renewable energy, carbon footprints, social justice, et cetera. So millennials, especially those of you who want to support companies that are pushing to be more socially conscious. This could be your way into the stock market.

How important is sustainability for you?

More and more millennials who are starting to dive into the stock market find sustainability to be a very important part of investing. 

So, for investors who are socially or ecologically conscious, you might want to consider an ESG ETF.

But what exactly does that mean?

ESG stands for environmental, social, and corporate governance. 

For investors who are looking to invest in companies that make diversity, sustainability, etc., a priority, then ESG investing is for you.

But, hold on, do you know what an ETF is?

An ETF is an exchange-traded fund. 

It's basically a fund that owns a collection of third-party assets, such as stocks or bonds.

And since ETF's trade on an exchange, investors can buy them just like they would stocks of a single company.

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