iShares MSCI Global Impact ETF
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: SDGsocially responsible
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
18.9%
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
17
holdings flagged
19%
of assets flagged
This fund contains
 $106.56 MILLION invested 
in holdings flagged for deforestation risk
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producers
Commodity producers
6 holdings
6.15% of assets
$34.92 MILLION invested
banks
Banks and lenders
0 holdings
0% of assets
$0 invested
consumers
Major consumer brands
13 holdings
16% of assets
$93.57 MILLION invested
Commodity producers
Commodity producers
6 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%.
6 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. WH Group Ltd
    Cattle producer
    3.09%3.09% of portfolio
    $17.67M$17.67M invested
    Cattle producer
  • 2. Empresas CMPC SA
    Paper/pulp producer
    2.02%2.02% of portfolio
    $11.55M$11.55M invested
    Paper/pulp producer
  • 3. Hormel Foods Corp
    Soy producerCattle producer
    0.75%0.75% of portfolio
    $4.26M$4.26M invested
    Soy producerCattle producer
  • 4. Adecoagro SA
    Soy producer
    0.1%0.1% of portfolio
    $586,438$586,438 invested
    Soy producer
  • 5. QL Resources Bhd
    Palm oil producer
    0.08%0.08% of portfolio
    $435,122$435,122 invested
    Palm oil producer
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Banks and lenders
0 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).
Major consumer brands
Major consumer brands
13 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).
13 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. Kimberly-Clark Corp
    Paper/pulp major consumer brand
    3.38%3.38% of portfolio
    $19.29M$19.29M invested
    Paper/pulp major consumer brand
  • 2. WH Group Ltd
    Soy major consumer brandCattle major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    3.09%3.09% of portfolio
    $17.67M$17.67M invested
    Soy major consumer brandCattle major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
  • 3. Essity AB Class B
    Paper/pulp major consumer brand
    1.84%1.84% of portfolio
    $10.52M$10.52M invested
    Paper/pulp major consumer brand
  • 4. Uni-President Enterprises Corp
    Soy major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    1.48%1.48% of portfolio
    $8.44M$8.44M invested
    Soy major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
  • 5. Pearson PLC
    Paper/pulp major consumer brand
    1.47%1.47% of portfolio
    $8.4M$8.4M invested
    Paper/pulp major consumer brand
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DATA AS OF 10/29/21
Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on SDG at Morningstar.com
Current fund
SDG
iShares MSCI Global Impact ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
World Large-Stock Blend
vs.
Benchmark
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
World Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 10/31/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI
ACWI - iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 5-yr returns 
2.21% more in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
5.46% more invested
Less invested in banks and lenders 
3.29% less invested
More invested in major consumer brands 
5.45% more invested
Current fund
SDG
iShares MSCI Global Impact ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
World Large-Stock Blend
vs.
Benchmark
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
World Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 10/31/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI
ACWI - iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 5-yr returns 
2.21% more in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
5.46% more invested
Less invested in banks and lenders 
3.29% less invested
More invested in major consumer brands 
5.45% more invested
Current fund
SDG
iShares MSCI Global Impact ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
World Large-Stock Blend
vs.
Benchmark
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
World Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 10/31/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI
ACWI - iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 5-yr returns 
2.21% more in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
5.46% more invested
Less invested in banks and lenders 
3.29% less invested
More invested in major consumer brands 
5.45% more invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Deforestation analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Commodity producers
This fund
SDG - iShares MSCI Global Impact ETF
26%
23%
17%
/
6.15% 
Benchmark
ACWI - iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
37%
18%
15%
12%
0.69% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-10.92%
5.96%
2.21%
/
5.46%  higher
Find more financial data on SDG at Morningstar.com
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