FEDMFlexShares ESG & Climate Developed Markets ex-U.S. Core Index Fund
FEDM Fund Description
FEDM tracks a principles-based index of large-cap companies from the developed markets outside the US that exhibit environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) characteristics.
FEDM Factset Analytics Insight
FEDM follows an index designed to provide a broad exposure to developed market companies outside the US that exhibit several specific environmental, social, and corporate governance attributes. Selection begins with the constituents of the NorthernTrust Developed Markets ex-US Large Cap Index. Each eligible company is ranked based on their ESG scores as measured by their ability to manage risks associated with material ESG issues and their good corporate governance. Moreover, the fund also utilizes carbon-related risk metrics to assess the carbon emissions intensity, carbon reserves, and carbon risk exposure for each firm. Companies are also screened and excluded based on business activities that produce negative impacts in the environment. Additional optimization is also done to minimize systematic risk including constituent, liquidity, absolute weight, sector, industry group, and turnover constraints. The index is reconstituted on a quarterly basis.
FEDM MSCI ESG Analytics Insight
FlexShares ESG & Climate Developed Markets ex-U.S. Core Index Fund has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of AAA based on a score of 9.59 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.
The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. FlexShares ESG & Climate Developed Markets ex-U.S. Core Index Fund ranks in the 96th percentile within its peer group and in the 96th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.
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FEDM Factset Analytics Block Liquidity
This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of FEDM. FEDM is rated a N/A out of 5.
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