Socially Responsible ETF Overview

Socially responsible ETFs invest in the equity of companies that consider financial returns as well as social good. The term 'socially responsible' is used broadly to cover principles such as company ethics, environmental friendliness and human rights.

With 161 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Socially Responsible ETFs have total assets under management of $105.29B. The average expense ratio is 0.41%. Socially Responsible ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Commodities
  • Fixed Income
  • Asset Allocation

The largest Socially Responsible ETF is the iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF ESGU with $22.21B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Socially Responsible ETF was GRN at 127.07%. The most recent ETF launched in the Socially Responsible space was the Fidelity Clean Energy ETF FRNW on 10/05/21.

Top ETF Performers

CNRG SPDR S&P Kensho Clean Power ETF 3.90%
WIL Barclays Women in Leadership ETN 3.52%
TAN Invesco Solar ETF 3.05%
MAGA Point Bridge GOP Stock Tracker ETF 2.26%
IVRA Invesco Real Assets ESG ETF 2.22%

Bottom ETF Performers

GSFP Goldman Sachs Future Planet Equity ETF -7.99%
VTRN VictoryShares Top Veteran Employers ETF -7.57%
EBLU Ecofin Global Water ESG Fund -7.13%
AQWA Global X Clean Water ETF -6.42%
DMXF iShares ESG Advanced MSCI EAFE ETF -6.31%

Top Creations

UCRD VictoryShares ESG Corporate Bond ETF 789.20
ESGD iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF 292.23
ESGV Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF 209.17
KRBN KraneShares Global Carbon ETF 180.29
CRBN iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF 180.11

Top Redemptions

ESGU iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF -100.13
SUSA iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF -72.85
XSOE WisdomTree Emerging Markets ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund -46.17
QCLN First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund -35.70
SDG iShares MSCI Global Impact ETF -15.16

AUM Winners

XVV iShares ESG Screened S&P 500 ETF 153.34%
XJH iShares ESG Screened S&P Mid-Cap ETF 55.73%
MOTE VanEck Morningstar ESG Moat ETF 55.13%
VCLN Virtus Duff & Phelps Clean Energy ETF 48.65%
IXSE WisdomTree India ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund 35.47%

AUM Losers

UCRD VictoryShares ESG Corporate Bond ETF -87.50%
VTRN VictoryShares Top Veteran Employers ETF -50.86%
CHGX Change Finance U.S. Large Cap Fossil Fuel Free ETF -19.03%
IVLC Invesco US Large Cap Core ESG ETF -11.45%
PBD Invesco Global Clean Energy ETF -7.27%

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