Lévis (Qc) - February 5, 2019 -- Desjardins stands out once again thorough an appearance on the Corporate Knights Better World Funds Top 5, which recognizes funds that invest for a more just and environmentally friendly world.

For 2019, the Desjardins SocieTerra cleantech fund and the Desjardins RI USA - Low CO2 Index ETF received top marks in the Corporate Knights Global Equity Funds and ETF Better World Funds categories. Over 600 funds offered to Canadian investors were analyzed before the Top 5 were chosen. 

"Responsible investing is part and parcel of Desjardins. I am delighted by this recognition from Corporate Knights as Desjardins continues to act for a sustainable and responsible economy. We doubled our line of responsible investment products last September. Our array of responsible investment products now includes more than 20 savings products, making Desjardins a leader in the field," said Pauline D'Amboise, Desjardins Secretary General and Vice-President, Governance and Sustainable Development.

See corporateknights.com for more information about the top 5 funds and ETFs. 

Desjardins is active in the fight against climate change

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