Aligning Income with ESG: The S&P ESG Dividend Aristocrats®

Over the past 10 years, total ETF assets tracking dividend-related strategies have increased eightfold, reaching USD 330 billion. Including mutual funds, we estimate that nearly USD 1.4 trillion of assets are tied to dividends (see Exhibit 1).

This growth trajectory, which has coincided with the persistent low-rate environment since 2008, confirms that dividend strategies have remained a key part of income-seeking investor portfolios.

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