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 in the U.S. markets, ESG ETFs gather total assets under management of $20.52B. The average expense ratio is 0.44%. ESG ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest ESG ETF is the JPMorgan BetaBuilders Europe ETF BBEU with $5.36B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing ESG ETF was the SDG at 27.53%. The most-recent ETF launched in the ESG space was the Direxion MSCI USA ESG - Leaders vs. Laggards ETF ESNG in 02/05/20.

Top ETF Performers

SDG iShares MSCI Global Impact ETF 7.84%
EWN iShares MSCI Netherlands ETF 5.01%
ESNG Direxion MSCI USA ESG - Leaders vs. Laggards ETF 4.59%
FAN First Trust Global Wind Energy ETF 4.30%
ENZL iShares MSCI New Zealand ETF 3.77%

Bottom ETF Performers

NORW Global X MSCI Norway ETF -6.84%
ENOR iShares MSCI Norway ETF -6.27%
ESGN Columbia Sustainable International Equity Income ETF -5.23%
NULV Nuveen ESG Large-Cap Value ETF -4.55%
EWO iShares MSCI Austria ETF -4.50%

Top Creations

BBEU JPMorgan BetaBuilders Europe ETF 2.80K
NULV Nuveen ESG Large-Cap Value ETF 263.71
ESGD iShares ESG MSCI EAFE ETF 183.80
IOO iShares Global 100 ETF 116.17
IQLT iShares Edge MSCI Intl Quality Factor ETF 67.95

Top Redemptions

JXI iShares Global Utilities ETF -95.33
DBEU Xtrackers MSCI Europe Hedged Equity ETF -28.34
EWN iShares MSCI Netherlands ETF -22.47
RFDI First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Developed International -16.32
SUSA iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF -6.66

AUM Winners

NULV Nuveen ESG Large-Cap Value ETF 104.64%
EDEN iShares MSCI Denmark ETF 55.62%
BBEU JPMorgan BetaBuilders Europe ETF 45.89%
SDG iShares MSCI Global Impact ETF 14.83%
EWI iShares MSCI Italy ETF 5.94%

AUM Losers

JXI iShares Global Utilities ETF -45.26%
EFNL iShares MSCI Finland ETF -30.23%
SCID Global X Scientific Beta Europe ETF -28.36%
FDD First Trust Stoxx European Select Dividend Index Fund -12.59%
ENOR iShares MSCI Norway ETF -9.74%

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