As a global leader in responsible investing (RI), Desjardins offers over 25 RI solutions, the most comprehensive product line in Canada. Our wide range of products means you can access the right RI solutions for the right client, solutions that fulfill both their responsible investing and portfolio return objectives.
A diverse, cutting-edge product line, bringing together potential portfolio returns with positive impact on the world.Learn more
Innovative strategies (first of their kind in Canada) offering low-cost, effective diversification and interesting return potential.Learn more
Also offered by Desjardins Insurancefootnote 1: responsible investment guaranteed investment products.
Desjardins' expertise in RI combined with the unique protections of the Helios2 Contract for a distinct guaranteed investment fund offering.Learn more - External link. Opens in a new window.
Made up of securities from 20 socially and environmentally responsible companies, with a guaranteed minimum return and principal that is 100% guaranteed at death of the Annuitant.Learn more - External link. Opens in a new window.
Besides combining positive social and environment impact with strong return potential, the SocieTerra Funds and Portfolios is one of the most innovative on the market:
* Thematic Funds: A thematic fund is a fund with investments mainly concentrated in a specific sector. Renewable energy, sustainable transportation, biodiversity and healthy food are all examples of themes targeted by thematic investing. Thematic investing is aimed at companies whose activities contribute to a more sustainable economy.
Our range of Desjardins RI exchange-traded funds (ETFs) contains 9 RI products that specifically target climate change.
These transparent ETFs replicate their indexes by following one of two general approaches:
Portfolios that represent investments with lower carbon footprints than those in traditional indexes; excluding companies with the highest greenhouse gas emissions.
Portfolio aiming to mitigate the risk of transitioning to alternative energy sources.
It invests in securities that significantly reduce the carbon asset stranding risk exposure and ensure that all constituent issuers meet Pre-Determined ESG Standards.
Help clients take action today. Recommend Desjardins’s industry-leading responsible investment solutions.
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Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds and Desjardins Funds are not guaranteed, their value fluctuates frequently and their past performance is not indicative of their future returns. Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with an investment in exchange traded funds. Please read the prospectus before investing. The Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds and Desjardins Funds are offered by registered dealers.
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