Parnassus Core Equity Fund
Fund offered by:
Parnassus
Ticker: PRBLXMember of USSIFsocially responsible
Deforestation grade: Fund is invested in deforestation-risk banks and lenders and/or major consumer brands, but no holdings flagged for our deforestation-risk agricultural commodity producer/trader screen. Assigned a grade of B.
How we track deforestation-risk investments
B
11.45%
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
5
holdings flagged
11%
of assets flagged
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This fund contains
 $3.6 BILLION invested 
in holdings flagged for deforestation risk
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producers
Commodity producers
0 holdings
0% of assets
$0 invested
banks
Banks and lenders
0 holdings
0% of assets
$0 invested
consumers
Major consumer brands
5 holdings
11% of assets
$3.6 BILLION invested
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Commodity producers
0 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%.
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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
5 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).
5 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. Procter & Gamble Co
    Paper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    2.76%2.76% of portfolio
    $868.64M$868.64M invested
    Paper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
  • 2. Costco Wholesale Corp
    Soy major consumer brandCattle major consumer brandTimber major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    2.57%2.57% of portfolio
    $810.02M$810.02M invested
    Soy major consumer brandCattle major consumer brandTimber major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
  • 3. Mondelez International Inc Class A
    Soy major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    2.36%2.36% of portfolio
    $741.38M$741.38M invested
    Soy major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
  • 4. VF Corp
    Cattle major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brand
    2.06%2.06% of portfolio
    $647.75M$647.75M invested
    Cattle major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brand
  • 5. Nike Inc Class B
    Cattle major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brand
    1.7%1.7% of portfolio
    $534.79M$534.79M invested
    Cattle major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brand
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DATA AS OF 8/31/21
Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on PRBLX at Morningstar.com
Current fund
PRBLX
Parnassus Core Equity Fund
Family
Parnassus
Category
Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 9/30/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-0.14% less in annualized returns
Less invested in commodity producers 
0.28% less invested
Less invested in banks and lenders 
2.97% less invested
Less invested in major consumer brands 
2.26% less invested
Current fund
PRBLX
Parnassus Core Equity Fund
Family
Parnassus
Category
Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 9/30/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-0.14% less in annualized returns
Less invested in commodity producers 
0.28% less invested
Less invested in banks and lenders 
2.97% less invested
Less invested in major consumer brands 
2.26% less invested
Current fund
PRBLX
Parnassus Core Equity Fund
Family
Parnassus
Category
Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 9/30/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-0.14% less in annualized returns
Less invested in commodity producers 
0.28% less invested
Less invested in banks and lenders 
2.97% less invested
Less invested in major consumer brands 
2.26% less invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Deforestation analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Commodity producers
This fund
PRBLX - Parnassus Core Equity Fund
28%
18%
17%
16%
0% 
Benchmark
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
30%
16%
17%
17%
0.28% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-2.02%
2.18%
-0.1%
-0.14%
0.28%  lower
Find more financial data on PRBLX at Morningstar.com
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