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Nuveen fund

Core Impact Bond

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An actively managed, core bond strategy that invests across the investment grade, U.S. dollar fixed income market in securities that demonstrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership and/or direct and measurable environmental and social impact.

Strategy highlights

  • Pursues excess return: Seeks to consistently outperform the broad bond market on both an excess and risk adjusted return basis
  • Invests for impact in public markets: Maximize environmental and social impact by funding projects and initiatives through public fixed income markets


Provides access to

U.S. fixed income

Investable universe

A broad range of investment-grade fixed income securities denominated in USD


Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Index

Impact themes
  • Affordable housing
  • Community and economic development
  • Renewable energy and climate change
  • Natural resources
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201 Bishopsgate, London, United Kingdom

Responsible investing incorporates Environmental Social Governance (ESG) factors that may affect exposure to issuers, sectors, industries, limiting the type and number of investment opportunities available, which could result in excluding investments that perform well.

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