Zurich Firm Launches U.S. Sustainability Fund

SAM Sustainable Asset Management (SAM), a Zurich-based investment firm, has launched a new mutual fund for U.S. investors, the SAM Sustainable Global Active Fund.

According to a news release, the SAM Sustainable Global Active fund is a registered no-load fund offered in both investor share and institutional classes, with minimum investments of $2,500 and $100,000 respectively.

The offering is a global, all cap equity fund investing in companies that lead in terms of sustainability based on SAM’s research methodology which considers economic, social and environmental factors to rate companies’ ability to manage sustainability issues.

The fund is advised by SAM’s subsidiary, Sustainable Asset Management USA, Inc., a registered investment adviser.