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 1.5%. Assigned a grade of F.
How we track deforestation-risk investments
F
4.55%
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
63
holdings flagged
4.53%
of assets flagged
This fund contains
 $1.34 BILLION invested 
in holdings flagged for deforestation risk
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producers
Commodity producers
29 holdings
1.5% of assets
$443.38 MILLION invested
banks
Banks and lenders
12 holdings
1.63% of assets
$482.04 MILLION invested
consumers
Major consumer brands
26 holdings
1.54% of assets
$453.78 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
    0.22%0.22% of portfolio
    $65.78M$65.78M invested
    Palm oil producer
  • 2. Ptt PCL DR
    Palm oil producer
    0.18%0.18% of portfolio
    $54.05M$54.05M invested
    Palm oil producer
  • 3. Suzano SA
    Timber producerPaper/pulp producer
    0.12%0.12% of portfolio
    $35.49M$35.49M invested
    Timber producerPaper/pulp producer
  • 4. Samsung C&T Corp
    Palm oil producer
    0.11%0.11% of portfolio
    $32.26M$32.26M invested
    Palm oil producer
  • 5. LG Corp
    Palm oil producer
    0.1%0.1% of portfolio
    $28.53M$28.53M invested
    Palm oil producer
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Banks and lenders
Banks and lenders
12 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).
12 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. Industrial And Commercial Bank Of China Ltd Class H
    0.48%0.48% of portfolio
    $141.13M$141.13M invested
  • 2. Bank Of China Ltd Class H
    0.33%0.33% of portfolio
    $98.59M$98.59M invested
  • 3. Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk Class B
    0.22%0.22% of portfolio
    $65.63M$65.63M invested
  • 4. Public Bank Bhd
    0.18%0.18% of portfolio
    $53.24M$53.24M invested
  • 5. PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk
    0.1%0.1% of portfolio
    $29M$29M invested
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Major consumer brands
Major consumer brands
26 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).
26 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. Hindustan Unilever Ltd
    Palm oil major consumer brand
    0.29%0.29% of portfolio
    $85.93M$85.93M invested
    Palm oil major consumer brand
  • 2. China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd
    Soy major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    0.18%0.18% of portfolio
    $54.71M$54.71M invested
    Soy major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
  • 3. Li Ning Co Ltd
    Cattle major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brand
    0.15%0.15% of portfolio
    $43.04M$43.04M invested
    Cattle major consumer brandPaper/pulp 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
    $40.86M$40.86M invested
    Soy major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
  • 5. Nestle India Ltd Shs Dematerialised
    Soy major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    0.09%0.09% of portfolio
    $27.08M$27.08M invested
    Soy major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
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DATA AS OF 2/26/21
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: 2/28/21
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 
-0.84% less in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.05% more invested
Less invested in banks and lenders 
2.46% less invested
Less invested in major consumer brands 
6.56% 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: 2/28/21
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 
-0.84% less in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.05% more invested
Less invested in banks and lenders 
2.46% less invested
Less invested in major consumer brands 
6.56% 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: 2/28/21
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 
-0.84% less in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.05% more invested
Less invested in banks and lenders 
2.46% less invested
Less invested in major consumer brands 
6.56% 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
35%
5.71%
15%
3.76%
1.5% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
26%
5.32%
11%
4.59%
1.45% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
8.96%
0.39%
3.49%
-0.84%
0.05%  higher
Find more financial data on EEM at Morningstar.com
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