ESG ETF Overview

MSCI ESG Research LLC evaluates companies with regard to their risks and opportunities around environmental issues, social and impact investing, and good governance practices. MSCI coverage includes more than 11,800 issuers of equities and bonds, across more than 400,000 individual securities, leveraging their research to create ESG scores and metrics for approximately 24,000 ETFs and mutual funds. is proud to offer MSCI ESG ratings to help our users better understand and measure the sustainability characteristics of the total ETF portfolio, and rank or screen ETFs based on a diverse set of ESG exposure categories.

Currently, these are the highest ESG-rated U.S.-traded ETFs.

ESG ETF University

Need to learn more about top ESG rated ETFs? Check out our ESG ETF University articles to learn everything from the core principles to more advanced topics.

Daily Hot Reads

Tuesday Hot Reads: Should You Invest In A Dividend ETF?

Also, ETF investing lessons from Warren Buffett.

Daily Hot Reads

Friday Hot Reads: Rise Of Religious ETFs

Also, did Warren Buffett kill value investing with one paper? Analysis

A Deeper Dive Into ESG ETF Portfolios

Making choices based on environmental, social and governance metrics has a real impact on overall returns. 

Daily Hot Reads

Monday Hot Reads: Declining Small Caps A Warning?

Also, investors pull back from Gundlach’s biggest fund.

Features and News

Apple: Smart Beta ETFs’ Favorite Pick

The curious case of Apple’s many factor faces. 

Features and News

Research Affiliates: A Smart Beta For Sustainable Growth

Daily ETF Watch

iShares Cuts Fees On 11 ETFs

The change affects eight fixed-income funds and three ESG funds.

Features and News

Top 10 Socially Responsible ETFs

Investors in these ETFs are making money with a clear conscience.

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Watch: Nuveen Plans Socially Responsible Bond Fund

Firm to expand its comprehensive ESG lineup with a broad bond ETF.