How To Buy The First Ethical ETF (VEGN)
As you may have heard, the hottest IPO (Initial Public Offering) so far this year, was Beyond Meat. Its shares have surged as much as 163%, according to CNBC. We wrote more about how you can get a piece of that action here: How To Invest In Beyond Meat.
Now for the first time, you can invest in an ethically approved ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) called the U.S. Vegan Climate ETF, which will traded under the ticker “VEGN” when it launches on September 10th.
The index "excludes companies engaged in animal exploitation, defense, human rights abuses, fossil fuels extraction and energy production, and other environmentally damaging activities,” according to the creator, Beyond Investing. To learn more about the companies included in the fund, head here!
I am not giving you financial or investment advice (invest at your own risk), but I can help you learn how to grab shares of VEGN when it launches on September 10th using Robinhood, the comission-fee trading platform.
Robinhood has an easy to use app and web platform, that allows you to buy and sell stock without paying a fee each time. Here’s how to do it:
Head over to Robinhood (this is my referral link which will give us both a free piece of stock, this is one of the cool things about Robinhood)
Create your user profile
Connect your bank account, so you can transfer funds
Look up the U.S. Vegan Climate ETF stock ticker, VEGN, when it launches and buy as you see fit!
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