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 99 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Socially Responsible ETFs gather total assets under management of $20.75B. The average expense ratio is 0.41%. Socially Responsible ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income
  • Equity
  • Commodities

The largest Socially Responsible ETF is the iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF DSI with $1.88B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Socially Responsible ETF was the TAN at 64.81%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Socially Responsible space was the SP Funds Dow Jones Global Sukuk ETF SPSK in 12/30/19.

Top ETF Performers

PBW Invesco WilderHill Clean Energy ETF 16.29%
CNRG SPDR S&P Kensho Clean Power ETF 15.21%
KGRN KraneShares MSCI China Environment Index ETF 12.88%
PBD Invesco Global Clean Energy ETF 11.45%
QCLN First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund 11.42%

Bottom ETF Performers

GRN iPath Series B Carbon ETN -0.96%
ESGN Columbia Sustainable International Equity Income ETF -0.72%
SPSK SP Funds Dow Jones Global Sukuk ETF --
IQSU IQ Candriam ESG U.S. Equity ETF --
IQSI IQ Candriam ESG International Equity ETF --

Top Creations

SUSL iShares ESG MSCI USA Leaders ETF 101.02
USSG Xtrackers MSCI U.S.A. ESG Leaders Equity ETF 97.00
ESGD iShares ESG MSCI EAFE ETF 95.42
ESGU iShares ESG MSCI U.S.A. ETF 83.62
XSOE WisdomTree Emerging Markets ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund 67.69

Top Redemptions

IBD Inspire Corporate Bond Impact ETF -20.54
NUDM Nuveen ESG International Developed Markets Equity ETF -13.89
ISMD Inspire Small/Mid Cap Impact ETF -12.69
MXDE Nationwide Maximum Diversification Emerging Markets Core Equity ETF -11.54
NUMV Nuveen ESG Mid-Cap Value ETF -3.04

AUM Winners

SPUS SP Funds S&P 500 Sharia Industry Exclusions ETF 337.24%
EMNT PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Active ESG ETF 165.18%
BOSS Global X Founder-Run Companies ETF 164.51%
WWJD Inspire International ESG ETF 124.01%
TPSC Timothy Plan US Small Cap Core ETF 102.18%

AUM Losers

MXDE Nationwide Maximum Diversification Emerging Markets Core Equity ETF -40.66%
NUDM Nuveen ESG International Developed Markets Equity ETF -21.19%
JUST Goldman Sachs JUST U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF -14.98%
IBD Inspire Corporate Bond Impact ETF -12.42%
BLES Inspire Global Hope ETF -11.64%

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