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 $31.94B. The average expense ratio is 0.40%. ESG ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income
  • Equity

The largest ESG ETF is the iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF EZU with $7.55B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing ESG ETF was the SUSA at 4.18%. 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

EWA iShares MSCI Australia ETF 5.58%
SUSA iShares MSCI U.S.A. ESG Select ETF 5.06%
KOIN Innovation Shares NextGen Protocol ETF 4.69%
EWN iShares MSCI Netherlands ETF 4.43%
EWP iShares MSCI Spain ETF 4.36%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

GRMY Xtrackers Germany Equity ETF -3.82%
NORW Global X MSCI Norway ETF -3.00%
ENOR iShares MSCI Norway ETF -2.97%
EIRL iShares MSCI Ireland ETF -1.60%
EFNL iShares MSCI Finland ETF -1.58%

TOP CREATIONS

ESGD iShares ESG MSCI EAFE ETF 67.98
BBEU JPMorgan BetaBuilders Europe ETF 59.50
EWN iShares MSCI Netherlands ETF 24.92
SUSA iShares MSCI U.S.A. ESG Select ETF 22.32
HDEF Xtrackers MSCI EAFE High Dividend Yield Equity ETF 21.50

TOP REDEMPTIONS

EZU iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF -521.85
HEDJ WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Fund -187.92
EWG iShares MSCI Germany ETF -161.21
DBEU Xtrackers MSCI Europe Hedged Equity ETF -102.45
FEZ SPDR Euro STOXX 50 ETF -93.88

AUM WINNERS

EURZ Xtrackers Eurozone Equity ETF 99.00%
FLGR Franklin FTSE Germany ETF 97.59%
IBMN iShares iBonds Dec 2025 Term Muni Bond ETF 51.99%
FLAU Franklin FTSE Australia ETF 23.32%
EWP iShares MSCI Spain ETF 18.45%

AUM LOSERS

ESGN Columbia Sustainable International Equity Income ETF -59.91%
NORW Global X MSCI Norway ETF -31.73%
EFNL iShares MSCI Finland ETF -22.73%
EWQ iShares MSCI France ETF -21.16%
EUDG WisdomTree Europe Quality Dividend Growth Fund -10.78%

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