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 $33.73B. The average expense ratio is 0.42%. ESG ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income

The largest ESG ETF is the iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF EZU with $8.41B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing ESG ETF was the NORW at 8.27%. The most-recent ETF launched in the ESG space was the Franklin FTSE Australia ETF FLAU in 11/02/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

ESGF Oppenheimer Global ESG Revenue ETF 0.72%
SUSB iShares ESG 1-5 Year USD Corporate Bond ETF 0.03%
NORW Global X MSCI Norway ETF -0.28%
GRNB VanEck Vectors Green Bond ETF -0.61%
SUSC iShares ESG USD Corporate Bond ETF -0.66%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

EDEN iShares MSCI Denmark ETF -10.57%
EUDG WisdomTree Europe Quality Dividend Growth Fund -7.54%
EIRL iShares MSCI Ireland ETF -6.80%
EUDV ProShares MSCI Europe Dividend Growers ETF -6.25%
PGAL Global X MSCI Portugal ETF -6.25%

TOP CREATIONS

ESGD iShares MSCI EAFE ESG Optimized ETF 20.05
IQLT iShares Edge MSCI Intl Quality Factor ETF 17.54
EWN iShares MSCI Netherlands ETF 10.51
GRNB VanEck Vectors Green Bond ETF 7.79
ENOR iShares MSCI Norway ETF 5.89

TOP REDEMPTIONS

EZU iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF -375.26
DBEU Xtrackers MSCI Europe Hedged Equity ETF -291.93
EWP iShares MSCI Spain ETF -165.80
HEDJ WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Fund -159.88
EWG iShares MSCI Germany ETF -144.81

AUM WINNERS

GRNB VanEck Vectors Green Bond ETF 42.07%
ENOR iShares MSCI Norway ETF 18.82%
IQLT iShares Edge MSCI Intl Quality Factor ETF 13.73%
SUSC iShares ESG USD Corporate Bond ETF 6.36%
SUSB iShares ESG 1-5 Year USD Corporate Bond ETF 6.05%

AUM LOSERS

PGAL Global X MSCI Portugal ETF -30.81%
DBEU Xtrackers MSCI Europe Hedged Equity ETF -28.07%
EDEN iShares MSCI Denmark ETF -17.02%
OEUR O'Shares FTSE Europe Quality Dividend ETF -13.68%
JPEU JPMorgan Diversified Return Europe Equity ETF -12.23%

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