iShares ESG MSCI EM ETF
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: ESGEsocially responsible
Deforestation grade: F
This grade is based on how much money the fund has invested in three key deforestation-driving sectors: commodity producers, banks and lenders, and major consumer brands.
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5.58%
INVESTED IN DEFORESTATION-RISK COMPANIES
producers
COMMODITY PRODUCERS
of palm oil, paper/pulp, rubber, timber, beef, and soy
banks
BANKS AND LENDERS
that finance deforestation-risk commodity producers
consumers
MAJOR CONSUMER BRANDS
that use deforestation-risk commodities in products
17
HOLDINGS FLAGGED
5.57%
OF ASSETS FLAGGED
producers
Commodity producers
4 holdings
1.39% of assets
$9.53 MILLION invested
banks
Banks and lenders
8 holdings
2.75% of assets
$18.84 MILLION invested
consumers
Major consumer brands
5 holdings
1.43% of assets
$9.79 MILLION invested
This fund contains
$38.16 MILLION invested in holdings flagged for deforestation risk
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Commodity producers
Commodity producers
4 HOLDINGS
4 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. POSCO
    Palm oil producer
    0.64%
    $4.38M
  • 2. PT Astra International Tbk
    Palm oil producer
    0.48%
    $3.32M
  • 3. Sime Darby Plantation Bhd
    Rubber producerPalm oil producer
    0.18%
    $1.21M
  • 4. Klabin SA Unit
    Timber producerPaper/pulp producer
    0.09%
    $620,714
Banks and lenders
Banks and lenders
8 HOLDINGS
8 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. Public Bank Bhd
    0.75%
    $5.14M
  • 2. The Siam Commercial Bank PCL DR
    0.5%
    $3.4M
  • 3. Industrial And Commercial Bank Of China Ltd Class H
    0.49%
    $3.38M
  • 4. Malayan Banking Bhd
    0.32%
    $2.18M
  • 5. CIMB Group Holdings Bhd
    0.22%
    $1.54M
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Major consumer brands
Major consumer brands
5 HOLDINGS
5 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. Hindustan Unilever Ltd
    Palm oil major consumer brand
    0.64%
    $4.39M
  • 2. Natura Cosmeticos SA
    Paper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    0.3%
    $2.05M
  • 3. PT Unilever Indonesia Tbk
    Palm oil major consumer brand
    0.18%
    $1.24M
  • 4. China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd
    Soy major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    0.17%
    $1.14M
  • 5. AmoreG
    Paper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    0.14%
    $975,956
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DATA AS OF 9/30/19
Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on ESGE at Morningstar.com
Current fund
ESGE
iShares ESG MSCI EM ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Diversified Emerging Mkts
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 9/30/19
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 3-yr returns 
0.14% more in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.06% more invested
Less invested in banks and lenders 
2.14% less invested
Less invested in major consumer brands 
9.16% less invested
Current fund
ESGE
iShares ESG MSCI EM ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Diversified Emerging Mkts
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 9/30/19
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 3-yr returns 
0.14% more in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.06% more invested
Less invested in banks and lenders 
2.14% less invested
Less invested in major consumer brands 
9.16% less invested
Current fund
ESGE
iShares ESG MSCI EM ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Diversified Emerging Mkts
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 9/30/19
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 3-yr returns 
0.14% more in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.06% more invested
Less invested in banks and lenders 
2.14% less invested
Less invested in major consumer brands 
9.16% less invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Deforestation analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Commodity producers
This fund
ESGE - iShares ESG MSCI EM ETF
-0.41%
6.36%
/
/
1.39% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
-1.38%
6.22%
2.81%
4.18%
1.33% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
0.97%
0.14%
/
/
0.06%  higher
Find more financial data on ESGE at Morningstar.com
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