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.

ETF.com 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.

With 50 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, ESG ETFs have total assets under management of $196.46B. The average expense ratio is 0.39%. ESG ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Alternatives

The largest ESG ETF is the Vanguard Information Technology ETF VGT with $50.68B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing ESG ETF was XLF at 28.50%. The most recent ETF launched in the ESG space was the FlexShares ESG & Climate Developed Markets ex-U.S. Core Index Fund FEDM on 09/21/21.

Top ETF Performers

EUFN iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF 6.13%
FIDI Fidelity International High Dividend ETF 4.87%
EWU iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF 4.53%
CID VictoryShares International High Div Volatility Wtd Index ETF 4.09%
FLGB Franklin FTSE United Kingdom ETF 4.05%

Bottom ETF Performers

VCLN Virtus Duff & Phelps Clean Energy ETF -11.98%
VGT Vanguard Information Technology ETF -10.30%
FTEC Fidelity MSCI Information Technology Index ETF -10.30%
XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund -9.09%
PHO Invesco Water Resources ETF -9.07%

Top Creations

XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund 1.57K
XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund 873.39
VGT Vanguard Information Technology ETF 146.54
BBCA JPMorgan BetaBuilders Canada ETF 91.00
FTEC Fidelity MSCI Information Technology Index ETF 86.27

Top Redemptions

EWA iShares MSCI Australia ETF -69.47
EWP iShares MSCI Spain ETF -35.89
IXG iShares Global Financials ETF -31.45
FLGB Franklin FTSE United Kingdom ETF -13.40
EUFN iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF -6.88

AUM Winners

ASPY ASYMshares ASYMmetric S&P 500 ETF 31.84%
EFNL iShares MSCI Finland ETF 28.53%
PICB Invesco International Corporate Bond ETF 22.63%
EUFN iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF 21.38%
EWU iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF 15.14%

AUM Losers

VCLN Virtus Duff & Phelps Clean Energy ETF -10.84%
IBND SPDR Bloomberg International Corporate Bond ETF -9.86%
EBLU Ecofin Global Water ESG Fund -9.00%
PHO Invesco Water Resources ETF -7.25%
VGT Vanguard Information Technology ETF -6.89%

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