Martin Kremenstein, Senior Managing Director, Head of Retirement Products and ETFs at Nuveen Investments sat down with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss Nuveen’s launch into the ETF business they’re calling Nushares. Traditionally an active manager, TIAA / Nuveen decided to maximize their expertise in the ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) investing arena by launching a series of passively managed ESG ETFs. Nushares relies on TIAA’s ESG original research coupled with MSCI’s ESG ranking system. They now offer eleven ETFs:
The Nushares ETF lineup is designed to allow advisors to construct and customize client portfolios using ESG building blocks. With a growing appetite for ESG investing, Nushares now offers TIAA’s expertise coupled with the low-cost, liquid, accessible benefits that ETFs offer.