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 $56.12B. The average expense ratio is 0.38%. ESG ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income
  • Equity

The largest ESG ETF is the Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund XLK with $20.34B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing ESG ETF was the XLK at 17.13%. The most-recent ETF launched in the ESG space was the iShares iBonds Dec 2025 Term Muni Bond ETF IBMN in 11/13/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

EWD iShares MSCI Sweden ETF 8.54%
XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund 7.42%
IXN iShares Global Tech ETF 7.03%
KOIN Innovation Shares NextGen Protocol ETF 6.04%
EWN iShares MSCI Netherlands ETF 5.65%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

JXI iShares Global Utilities ETF -0.04%
IBMN iShares iBonds Dec 2025 Term Muni Bond ETF 0.31%
SUSB iShares ESG 1-5 Year USD Corporate Bond ETF 0.59%
GRNB VanEck Vectors Green Bond ETF 0.97%
SUSC iShares ESG USD Corporate Bond ETF 1.80%

TOP CREATIONS

EZU iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF 219.43
EWP iShares MSCI Spain ETF 60.30
EWQ iShares MSCI France ETF 46.67
ESGD iShares ESG MSCI EAFE ETF 44.22
IDV iShares International Select Dividend ETF 37.41

TOP REDEMPTIONS

XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund -626.26
HEDJ WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Fund -142.73
JXI iShares Global Utilities ETF -111.05
FEZ SPDR Euro STOXX 50 ETF -51.85
IEV iShares Europe ETF -43.32

AUM WINNERS

BBEU JPMorgan BetaBuilders Europe ETF 27.37%
SUSC iShares ESG USD Corporate Bond ETF 20.83%
SUSB iShares ESG 1-5 Year USD Corporate Bond ETF 14.60%
IBMN iShares iBonds Dec 2025 Term Muni Bond ETF 13.66%
ESGD iShares ESG MSCI EAFE ETF 13.03%

AUM LOSERS

JPEU JPMorgan Diversified Return Europe Equity ETF -22.77%
ENOR iShares MSCI Norway ETF -13.62%
EDEN iShares MSCI Denmark ETF -9.41%
EFNL iShares MSCI Finland ETF -8.33%
IXN iShares Global Tech ETF -7.26%

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