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 97 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Socially Responsible ETFs gather total assets under management of $21.91B. The average expense ratio is 0.40%. Socially Responsible ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Commodities

The largest Socially Responsible ETF is the iShares ESG MSCI U.S.A. ETF ESGU with $3.39B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Socially Responsible ETF was the NUBD at 9.91%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Socially Responsible space was the TrueMark ESG Active Opportunities ETF ECOZ in 03/02/20.

Top ETF Performers

CBSUSA.USD UBS ETF - Bloomberg Barclays MSCI US Liquid Corporate Sustainable UCITS ETF 0.52%
NUBD Nuveen ESG U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF -0.09%
EAGG iShares ESG U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF -0.72%
EMNT PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Active ESG ETF -1.17%
GRNB VanEck Vectors Green Bond ETF -3.88%

Bottom ETF Performers

TAN Invesco Solar ETF -35.85%
PBW Invesco WilderHill Clean Energy ETF -35.73%
QCLN First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund -31.90%
IXSE WisdomTree India ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund -31.01%
ACES ALPS Clean Energy ETF -30.69%

Top Creations

ESGU iShares ESG MSCI U.S.A. ETF 487.37
ESGE iShares ESG MSCI EM ETF 177.11
ESGV Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF 161.25
ESGD iShares ESG MSCI EAFE ETF 155.80
KRMA Global X Conscious Companies ETF 120.94

Top Redemptions

PBW Invesco WilderHill Clean Energy ETF -22.87
SNPE Xtrackers S&P 500 ESG ETF -19.39
SUSB iShares ESG 1-5 Year USD Corporate Bond ETF -18.41
LOWC SPDR MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF -15.17
CRBN iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF -12.34

AUM Winners

KRMA Global X Conscious Companies ETF 116.83%
SDGA Impact Shares Sustainable Development Goals Global Equity ETF 27.76%
SPUS SP Funds S&P 500 Sharia Industry Exclusions ETF 26.89%
NUMG Nuveen ESG Mid-Cap Growth ETF 23.22%
SPSK SP Funds Dow Jones Global Sukuk ETF 21.22%

AUM Losers

RAFE PIMCO RAFI ESG U.S. ETF -69.62%
BOSS Global X Founder-Run Companies ETF -68.78%
MAGA Point Bridge GOP Stock Tracker ETF -47.85%
NUEM Nuveen ESG Emerging Markets Equity ETF -44.96%
QCLN First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund -38.76%

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