BlackRock LifePath ESG Index 2050 Fund
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: LEPKXsocially responsible
Deforestation grade: Fund is invested in deforestation-risk agricultural commodity producer/traders, above the threshold of 0.5% and below 1.5%. Assigned a grade of D.
How we track deforestation-risk investments
D
12.89%
INVESTED IN DEFORESTATION-RISK COMPANIES
producers
AGRIBUSINESS
deforestation-risk producers and traders of palm oil, paper/pulp, rubber, timber, cattle, and soy
banks
BANKS AND LENDERS
that finance deforestation-risk agribusiness producers via lending and underwriting
consumers
MAJOR CONSUMER BRANDS
that use deforestation-risk agribusiness commodities in products
174
holdings flagged
13%
of assets flagged
This fund contains
 $342,123 invested 
in holdings flagged for deforestation risk
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producers
Commodity producers
44 holdings
0.77% of assets
$20,512 invested
banks
Banks and lenders
30 holdings
2.89% of assets
$77,016 invested
consumers
Major consumer brands
110 holdings
9.5% of assets
$252,895 invested
Commodity producers
Commodity producers
44 HOLDINGS
Companies that produce and trade palm oil, paper/pulp, rubber, timber, cattle, and soy, and have a past record or a significant risk of contributing to deforestation, land grabbing, and human rights abuses. Investing in any of these companies assigns a fund a grade of C if total producer exposure is below the threshold of 0.5%; a grade of D if below 1.5%; and a grade of F if above 1.5%.
44 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. ITOCHU Corp
    Timber producerRubber producerPaper/pulp producerPalm oil producer
    0.14%0.14% of portfolio
    $3,790$3,790 invested
    Timber producerRubber producerPaper/pulp producerPalm oil producer
  • 2. Archer-Daniels Midland Co
    Soy producerPalm oil producer
    0.07%0.07% of portfolio
    $1,895$1,895 invested
    Soy producerPalm oil producer
  • 3. UPM-Kymmene Oyj
    Timber producerPaper/pulp producer
    0.06%0.06% of portfolio
    $1,674$1,674 invested
    Timber producerPaper/pulp producer
  • 4. Neste Corp
    Soy producerPalm oil producer
    0.06%0.06% of portfolio
    $1,642$1,642 invested
    Soy producerPalm oil producer
  • 5. Hormel Foods Corp
    Soy producerCattle producer
    0.06%0.06% of portfolio
    $1,531$1,531 invested
    Soy producerCattle producer
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Banks and lenders
Banks and lenders
30 HOLDINGS
Financial institutions directly and indirectly involved in underwriting and lending to deforestation-risk producers and traders. Investing in any of these companies assigns a fund a grade of B (assuming there are no investments in producers).
30 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. JPMorgan Chase & Co
    0.55%0.55% of portfolio
    $14,571$14,571 invested
  • 2. Bank of America Corp
    0.38%0.38% of portfolio
    $10,158$10,158 invested
  • 3. Morgan Stanley
    0.25%0.25% of portfolio
    $6,543$6,543 invested
  • 4. Citigroup Inc
    0.24%0.24% of portfolio
    $6,414$6,414 invested
  • 5. Commonwealth Bank of Australia
    0.19%0.19% of portfolio
    $5,151$5,151 invested
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Major consumer brands
Major consumer brands
110 HOLDINGS
Consumer goods retailers that source palm oil, paper/pulp, rubber, timber, cattle, and soy from deforestation-risk producers and traders and sell it to consumers worldwide. Investing in any of these companies assigns a fund a grade of B (assuming there are no investments in producers).
110 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. Amazon.com Inc
    Soy major consumer brandCattle major consumer brandTimber major consumer brandRubber major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    1.72%1.72% of portfolio
    $45,722$45,722 invested
    Soy major consumer brandCattle major consumer brandTimber major consumer brandRubber major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
  • 2. Nestle SA
    Soy major consumer brandCattle major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    0.56%0.56% of portfolio
    $14,890$14,890 invested
    Soy major consumer brandCattle major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
  • 3. The Home Depot Inc
    Cattle major consumer brandTimber major consumer brandRubber major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brand
    0.46%0.46% of portfolio
    $12,371$12,371 invested
    Cattle major consumer brandTimber major consumer brandRubber major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brand
  • 4. Johnson & Johnson
    Paper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    0.45%0.45% of portfolio
    $12,088$12,088 invested
    Paper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
  • 5. Procter & Gamble Co
    Paper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    0.37%0.37% of portfolio
    $9,741$9,741 invested
    Paper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
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DATA AS OF 7/31/21
Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on LEPKX at Morningstar.com
Current fund
LEPKX
BlackRock LifePath ESG Index 2050 Fund
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Target-Date 2050
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 8/31/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: Not available
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 1-yr returns 
0.19% more in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.49% more invested
More invested in banks and lenders 
0.02% more invested
Less invested in major consumer brands 
4.13% less invested
Current fund
LEPKX
BlackRock LifePath ESG Index 2050 Fund
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Target-Date 2050
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 8/31/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: Not available
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 1-yr returns 
0.19% more in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.49% more invested
More invested in banks and lenders 
0.02% more invested
Less invested in major consumer brands 
4.13% less invested
Current fund
LEPKX
BlackRock LifePath ESG Index 2050 Fund
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Target-Date 2050
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 8/31/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: Not available
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 1-yr returns 
0.19% more in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.49% more invested
More invested in banks and lenders 
0.02% more invested
Less invested in major consumer brands 
4.13% less invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Deforestation analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Commodity producers
This fund
LEPKX - BlackRock LifePath ESG Index 2050 Fund
31%
/
/
/
0.77% 
Benchmark
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
31%
18%
18%
16%
0.28% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
0.19%
/
/
/
0.49%  higher
Find more financial data on LEPKX at Morningstar.com
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