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 in the U.S. markets, ESG ETFs gather total assets under management of $37.52B. 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 $9.48B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing ESG ETF was the SUSA at 16.96%. The most-recent ETF launched in the ESG space was the Franklin FTSE Australia ETF FLAU in 11/02/17.


EWAiShares MSCI Australia ETF1.82%
SUSAiShares MSCI U.S.A. ESG Select ETF1.31%
SUSCiShares ESG USD Corporate Bond ETF0.70%
JXIiShares Global Utilities ETF0.70%
SUSBiShares ESG 1-5 Year USD Corporate Bond ETF0.55%


EURZXtrackers Eurozone Equity ETF-5.57%
DAXHorizons DAX Germany ETF-5.11%
EWPiShares MSCI Spain ETF-5.07%
EWGiShares MSCI Germany ETF-5.07%
EFNLiShares MSCI Finland ETF-4.99%

top creations

EWPiShares MSCI Spain ETF238.80
EWQiShares MSCI France ETF24.94
ESGDiShares MSCI EAFE ESG Optimized ETF19.56
SUSAiShares MSCI U.S.A. ESG Select ETF11.59
NORWGlobal X MSCI Norway ETF6.54

top redemptions

EZUiShares MSCI Eurozone ETF-351.16
FEZSPDR Euro STOXX 50 ETF-196.53
HEDJWisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Fund-183.30
EWGiShares MSCI Germany ETF-145.51
DBEUXtrackers MSCI Europe Hedged Equity ETF-67.10


ESGDiShares MSCI EAFE ESG Optimized ETF14.71%
SUSBiShares ESG 1-5 Year USD Corporate Bond ETF11.39%
ESGFOppenheimer Global ESG Revenue ETF5.69%
EWPiShares MSCI Spain ETF3.54%
SUSAiShares MSCI U.S.A. ESG Select ETF2.45%


EFASGlobal X MSCI SuperDividend EAFE ETF-47.10%
EWOiShares MSCI Austria ETF-28.52%
EWNiShares MSCI Netherlands ETF-26.03%
EFNLiShares MSCI Finland ETF-25.19%
EDENiShares MSCI Denmark ETF-24.76%

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