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.

With 50 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, ESG ETFs have total assets under management of $151.16B. The average expense ratio is 0.40%. ESG ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income
  • Equity

The largest ESG ETF is the Vanguard Information Technology ETF VGT with $40.42B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing ESG ETF was ELQD at --. The most recent ETF launched in the ESG space was the iShares ESG Advanced Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF ELQD on 11/08/21.

Top ETF Performers

CLOU Global X Cloud Computing ETF 0.76%
BKUI BNY Mellon Ultra Short Income ETF -0.26%
FLRN SPDR Bloomberg Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF -0.65%
FLOT iShares Floating Rate Bond ETF -0.73%
FLTR VanEck Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF -0.93%

Bottom ETF Performers

USD ProShares Ultra Semiconductors -18.66%
FDD First Trust Stoxx European Select Dividend Index Fund -12.71%
FLAU Franklin FTSE Australia ETF -10.94%
EWA iShares MSCI Australia ETF -10.80%
FKU First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund -10.47%

Top Creations

FLOT iShares Floating Rate Bond ETF 297.51
EWU iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF 216.79
FLRN SPDR Bloomberg Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF 88.27
BBCA JPMorgan BetaBuilders Canada ETF 78.83
IMTM iShares MSCI Intl Momentum Factor ETF 28.40

Top Redemptions

IXN iShares Global Tech ETF -768.38
SMH VanEck Semiconductor ETF -536.90
XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund -324.12
SOXX iShares Semiconductor ETF -305.77
IXG iShares Global Financials ETF -87.17

AUM Winners

FLCA Franklin FTSE Canada ETF 384.62%
PUI Invesco DWA Utilities Momentum ETF 37.93%
IDMO Invesco S&P International Developed Momentum ETF 16.68%
NUDM Nuveen ESG International Developed Markets Equity ETF 1.48%
HEWU iShares Currency Hedged MSCI United Kingdom ETF 1.20%

AUM Losers

EFNL iShares MSCI Finland ETF -34.66%
EWO iShares MSCI Austria ETF -17.85%
USD ProShares Ultra Semiconductors -17.52%
IXG iShares Global Financials ETF -15.49%
EUFN iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF -13.99%

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