iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: EFA
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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22.09%
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
102
HOLDINGS FLAGGED
22%
OF ASSETS FLAGGED
producers
Commodity producers
16 holdings
1.41% of assets
$833.96 MILLION invested
banks
Banks and lenders
21 holdings
6.59% of assets
$3.88 BILLION invested
consumers
Major consumer brands
71 holdings
15% of assets
$8.63 BILLION invested
This fund contains
$13.02 BILLION invested in holdings flagged for deforestation risk
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Commodity producers
Commodity producers
16 HOLDINGS
16 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. Mitsubishi Corp
    Soy producer
    0.24%
    $140.58M
  • 2. Glencore PLC
    Soy producerPalm oil producer
    0.24%
    $140.54M
  • 3. ITOCHU Corp
    Timber producerRubber producerPaper/pulp producerPalm oil producer
    0.2%
    $117.68M
  • 4. UPM-Kymmene Oyj
    Timber producerPaper/pulp producer
    0.11%
    $66.98M
  • 5. Neste Corp
    Soy producerPalm oil producer
    0.1%
    $59.24M
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Banks and lenders
Banks and lenders
21 HOLDINGS
21 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. HSBC Holdings PLC
    1.12%
    $661.09M
  • 2. Commonwealth Bank of Australia
    0.69%
    $409.59M
  • 3. Westpac Banking Corp
    0.5%
    $292.5M
  • 4. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc
    0.45%
    $264.65M
  • 5. National Australia Bank Ltd
    0.41%
    $239.01M
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Major consumer brands
Major consumer brands
71 HOLDINGS
71 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. Nestle SA
    Soy major consumer brandBeef major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    2.39%
    $1.41B
  • 2. Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A
    Soy major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    0.92%
    $542.84M
  • 3. Royal Dutch Shell PLC B
    Soy major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    0.8%
    $469.36M
  • 4. LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE
    Beef major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    0.8%
    $468.73M
  • 5. Unilever NV
    Palm oil major consumer brand
    0.63%
    $371.93M
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DATA AS OF 9/30/19
Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on EFA at Morningstar.com
Current fund
EFA
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Foreign Large Blend
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 10-yr returns 
0.64% more in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.09% more invested
More invested in banks and lenders 
1.69% more invested
More invested in major consumer brands 
4.05% more invested
Current fund
EFA
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Foreign Large Blend
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 10-yr returns 
0.64% more in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.09% more invested
More invested in banks and lenders 
1.69% more invested
More invested in major consumer brands 
4.05% more invested
Current fund
EFA
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Foreign Large Blend
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 10-yr returns 
0.64% more in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.09% more invested
More invested in banks and lenders 
1.69% more invested
More invested in major consumer brands 
4.05% more invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Deforestation analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Commodity producers
This fund
EFA - iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
-1.4%
6.42%
3.21%
4.82%
1.41% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
-1.38%
6.22%
2.81%
4.18%
1.33% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-0.02%
0.2%
0.4%
0.64%
0.09%  higher
Find more financial data on EFA at Morningstar.com
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