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 112 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Socially Responsible ETFs gather total assets under management of $44.35B. The average expense ratio is 0.39%. Socially Responsible ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:
- Asset Allocation
- Fixed Income
The largest Socially Responsible ETF is the iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF ESGU with $8.60B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Socially Responsible ETF was the QCLN at 88.55%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Socially Responsible space was the KFA Global Carbon ETF KRBN in 07/30/20.