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 on the U.S. markets, ESG ETFs have total assets under management of $65.09B. The average expense ratio is 0.50%. ESG ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income

The largest ESG ETF is the Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund XLB with $9.65B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing ESG ETF was USD at 121.39%. The most recent ETF launched in the ESG space was the Emles Made in America ETF AMER on 10/15/20.

Top ETF Performers

USD ProShares Ultra Semiconductors 21.52%
IQM Franklin Intelligent Machines ETF 8.22%
SOXX iShares Semiconductor ETF 7.75%
SMH VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF 7.61%
EUDV ProShares MSCI Europe Dividend Growers ETF 1.82%

Bottom ETF Performers

WOOD iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF -8.53%
XLB Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund -7.94%
CUT Invesco MSCI Global Timber ETF -6.89%
FTRI First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF -6.32%
AMER Emles Made in America ETF -5.98%

Top Creations

XLB Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund 1.32K
IXG iShares Global Financials ETF 1.04K
RDVY First Trust Rising Dividend Achievers ETF 495.31
ESGD iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF 254.12
EPP iShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan ETF 237.41

Top Redemptions

SOXX iShares Semiconductor ETF -71.44
EWU iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF -30.54
EDEN iShares MSCI Denmark ETF -26.22
EWA iShares MSCI Australia ETF -16.62
ENOR iShares MSCI Norway ETF 0

AUM Winners

IXG iShares Global Financials ETF 168.38%
SUSB iShares ESG Aware 1-5 Year USD Corporate Bond ETF 26.71%
FTRI First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF 24.68%
DMXF iShares ESG Advanced MSCI EAFE ETF 22.07%
EUDV ProShares MSCI Europe Dividend Growers ETF 14.99%

AUM Losers

WOOD iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF -28.40%
EWU iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF -8.69%
CUT Invesco MSCI Global Timber ETF -6.74%
AMER Emles Made in America ETF -6.01%
EUFN iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF -5.80%

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