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 102 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Socially Responsible ETFs gather total assets under management of $32.42B. The average expense ratio is 0.41%. Socially Responsible ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Asset Allocation
  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Commodities

The largest Socially Responsible ETF is the iShares ESG MSCI U.S.A. ETF ESGU with $7.12B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Socially Responsible ETF was the GRNTF at 205.09%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Socially Responsible space was the Trend Aggregation ESG ETF TEGS in 05/08/20.

Top ETF Performers

GRNTF iPath Global Carbon ETN 20.82%
BOSS Global X Founder-Run Companies ETF 12.76%
TAN Invesco Solar ETF 12.45%
NUMG Nuveen ESG Mid-Cap Growth ETF 11.42%
NULG Nuveen ESG Large-Cap Growth ETF 11.26%

Bottom ETF Performers

VETS Pacer Military Times Best Employers ETF -0.57%
NUBD Nuveen ESG U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF -0.01%
TEGS Trend Aggregation ESG ETF --
EAGG iShares ESG U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF 0.30%
EMNT PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Active ESG ETF 0.35%

Top Creations

ESGU iShares ESG MSCI U.S.A. ETF 2.59K
ESGE iShares ESG MSCI EM ETF 887.88
ESGD iShares ESG MSCI EAFE ETF 348.71
XSOE WisdomTree Emerging Markets ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund 143.97
ESGV Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF 84.90

Top Redemptions

NUEM Nuveen ESG Emerging Markets Equity ETF -23.11
RESE WisdomTree Emerging Markets ESG Fund -17.10
RESD WisdomTree International ESG Fund -7.36
QCLN First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund -7.10
ISMD Inspire Small/Mid Cap Impact ETF -6.99

AUM Winners

TEGS Trend Aggregation ESG ETF 588.50%
IQSU IQ Candriam ESG U.S. Equity ETF 476.68%
ESEB Xtrackers J.P. Morgan ESG Emerging Markets Sovereign ETF 203.41%
ESCR Xtrackers Bloomberg Barclays US Investment Grade Corporate ESG ETF 128.56%
IQSI IQ Candriam ESG International Equity ETF 108.35%

AUM Losers

LRGE ClearBridge Large Cap Growth ESG ETF -51.19%
VETS Pacer Military Times Best Employers ETF -46.32%
TBLU Tortoise Global Water ESG Fund -27.68%
RODI Barclays Return on Disability ETN -18.51%
RESD WisdomTree International ESG Fund -11.09%

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