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Breakingviews - Climate strikes give governments cover to act

The streets of Melbourne, Australia were packed on Friday. Perhaps 1.6 million people downed tools and textbooks in Germany, according to early estimates. All in, almost 5,000 strikes and marches in 139 countries had been planned to call for more action to combat global warming, the 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg tweeted on Thursday.

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ESG FUNDS

Funds News
Fund 3Y Total Return (Annualized) Lipper Rating
TCW New America Premier Equities N 25.72%
5
Eventide Gilead I 19.43%
5
Calvert Equity A 19.07%
4
Brown Advisory Sustainable Growth I 18.88%
5
Ave Maria Growth 17.28%
4
US Equity
Fund 3Y Total Return (Annualized) Lipper Rating
Morgan Stanley Inst Global Opp A 18.67%
5
Morgan Stanley Inst Intl Advtg A 16.46%
5
Morgan Stanley Inst Global Sustain I 13.64%
4
RBC Global Opportunities I 12.94%
5
Mirova Global Sustainable Equity Y 12.29%
4
Global Equity
Fund 3Y Total Return (Annualized) Lipper Rating
1919 Socially Responsive Balanced A 10.90%
5
Calvert Growth Allocation A 9.43%
5
Calvert Balanced A 9.10%
4
GuideStone Funds MyDestination 2055 Inv 8.87%
3
GuideStone Funds MyDestination 2045 Inv 8.58%
2
Allocation
Fund 3Y Total Return (Annualized) Lipper Rating
American Beacon Frontier Mkts Inc Inv 6.35%
5
RBC BlueBay High Yield Bond A 6.28%
5
Pax High Yield Bond Individual Investor 5.99%
2
Calvert Long-Term Income A 5.38%
5
Calvert High Yield Bond I 4.89%
2
Fixed Income

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Duplicate funds have been removed so not show multiple share classes, so funds with the highest total net assets are ranked.

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