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 $40.37B. The average expense ratio is 0.39%. ESG ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:
The largest ESG ETF is the Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF VGK with $15.38B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing ESG ETF was the NULG at 36.34%. The most-recent ETF launched in the ESG space was the Xtrackers MSCI ACWI ex U.S.A. ESG Leaders Equity ETF ACSG in 12/06/18.