iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: EEM
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
4.62%
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
61
holdings flagged
4.61%
of assets flagged
This fund contains
 $1.39 BILLION invested 
in holdings flagged for deforestation risk
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producers
Commodity producers
29 holdings
1.35% of assets
$406.08 MILLION invested
banks
Banks and lenders
11 holdings
1.6% of assets
$482.45 MILLION invested
consumers
Major consumer brands
25 holdings
1.81% of assets
$545.32 MILLION invested
Commodity producers
Commodity producers
29 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%.
29 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. POSCO
    Palm oil producer
    0.23%0.23% of portfolio
    $70.43M$70.43M invested
    Palm oil producer
  • 2. Ptt PCL DR
    Palm oil producer
    0.14%0.14% of portfolio
    $42.76M$42.76M invested
    Palm oil producer
  • 3. PT Astra International Tbk
    Palm oil producer
    0.11%0.11% of portfolio
    $32.26M$32.26M invested
    Palm oil producer
  • 4. Samsung C&T Corp
    Palm oil producer
    0.1%0.1% of portfolio
    $30.44M$30.44M invested
    Palm oil producer
  • 5. LG Corp
    Palm oil producer
    0.08%0.08% of portfolio
    $25.29M$25.29M invested
    Palm oil producer
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Banks and lenders
Banks and lenders
11 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).
11 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. Industrial And Commercial Bank Of China Ltd Class H
    0.38%0.38% of portfolio
    $114.56M$114.56M invested
  • 2. Bank Of China Ltd Class H
    0.34%0.34% of portfolio
    $103.55M$103.55M invested
  • 3. PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk Class B
    0.25%0.25% of portfolio
    $76.18M$76.18M invested
  • 4. Public Bank Bhd
    0.18%0.18% of portfolio
    $54.29M$54.29M invested
  • 5. PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk
    0.12%0.12% of portfolio
    $35.27M$35.27M invested
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Major consumer brands
Major consumer brands
25 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).
25 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. Hindustan Unilever Ltd
    Palm oil major consumer brand
    0.33%0.33% of portfolio
    $98.2M$98.2M invested
    Palm oil major consumer brand
  • 2. Li Ning Co Ltd
    Cattle major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brand
    0.31%0.31% of portfolio
    $93.59M$93.59M invested
    Cattle major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brand
  • 3. China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd
    Soy major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    0.25%0.25% of portfolio
    $75.81M$75.81M invested
    Soy major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
  • 4. Uni-President Enterprises Corp
    Soy major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    0.14%0.14% of portfolio
    $42.86M$42.86M invested
    Soy major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
  • 5. Nestle India Ltd
    Soy major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    0.11%0.11% of portfolio
    $32.14M$32.14M invested
    Soy major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
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DATA AS OF 10/29/21
Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on EEM at Morningstar.com
Current fund
EEM
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets 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: 10/31/21
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:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-2.31% less in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.01% more invested
Less invested in banks and lenders 
2.66% less invested
Less invested in major consumer brands 
6.67% less invested
Current fund
EEM
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets 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: 10/31/21
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:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-2.31% less in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.01% more invested
Less invested in banks and lenders 
2.66% less invested
Less invested in major consumer brands 
6.67% less invested
Current fund
EEM
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets 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: 10/31/21
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:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-2.31% less in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.01% more invested
Less invested in banks and lenders 
2.66% less invested
Less invested in major consumer brands 
6.67% less invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Deforestation analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Commodity producers
This fund
EEM - iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF
16%
11%
8.63%
4.23%
1.35% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
29%
12%
9.62%
6.53%
1.34% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-13.79%
-0.36%
-0.99%
-2.31%
0.01%  higher
Find more financial data on EEM at Morningstar.com
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