Responsible Investment Solutions

A vast range of RI solutions 25 options to offer your clients

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Give clients access to Canada's most comprehensive RI product line

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.

  • Funds and Portfolios


    A diverse, cutting-edge product line, bringing together potential portfolio returns with positive impact on the world.

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  • Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

    Responsible investment ETFs

    Innovative strategies (first of their kind in Canada) offering low-cost, effective diversification and interesting return potential.

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Also offered by Desjardins Insurancefootnote 1: responsible investment guaranteed investment products.

  • Guaranteed Investment Funds

    Helios2 Contractfootnote 2 Responsible Investment Portfolios

    Desjardins' expertise in RI combined with the unique protections of the Helios2 Contract for a distinct guaranteed investment fund offering.

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  • Market-Linked Term Investments

    Guarantee Advantage® – ESG Global Diversified Basketfootnote 3

    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.

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The SocieTerra family: growth and sustainability

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:

  • Access to all the major asset classes, including exposure to high-yield bonds, the emerging markets and small and mid-cap companies.
  • The largest offer of thematic funds, many of which are the first of their kind in Canada, aimed at generating positive impacts for society and the planet.

* 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.

ETFs: a cost-effective, nimble approach to RI

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:

Be proactive

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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