Environmental strategies face oil-boom headwinds

Within the sustainable investing (SI) ecosystem, decarbonization and green-technology-focused strategies have struggled across most developed markets lately as booming commodity prices and an earlier spike in long bond yields weighed on the performances of sectors they structurally tend to favor most.

The regional EO strategy’s poor showing has spanned most regions over the past year, with the notable exception of Asia Pacific. UK EO was the worst performer for the three months, while Europe EO lagged most for the longer time frame. Despite its recent losses, the US EO is modestly ahead of the broad US market for the 12 months.

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