Exchange-traded fund
iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF
Ticker ESGDsocially responsible
Fund manager
BlackRock/iShares
Military weapon grade: Fund is invested in major military contractors and/or nuclear weapons, above the threshold of 1% and below 2%. Assigned a grade of C.
How we track weapon investments
C
$111.6 MILLION
Military weapons
11
military weapon stocks found
1.65%
of assets flagged
Data as of 7/29/22
  For each weapons category, we show the fund's exposure. Click a category to see the breakdown of companies. When calculating a portfolio's exposure to a screen list, we only consider long investments, ignoring any shorts or liabilities.
Military weapons
Major military contractors
Major military contractors
Top 100 military contractors
11
holdings
$111.6M
invested
1.65%
of portfolio
Cluster munitions
Cluster munitions
Manufacturers of weapons banned in 100+ countries
0 direct stock holdings
Nuclear weapons
Nuclear weapons
Manufacturers/servicers of nuclear armaments
4
holdings
$51.73M
invested
0.77%
of portfolio
Military weapon companies
11 holdings
11 holdings
  • 1. Fujitsu Ltd
    Major military contractors
    $17.93M
    0.27%
  • 2. BAE Systems PLC
    Major military contractorsNuclear weapons
    $17.66M
    0.26%
  • 3. Airbus SE
    Major military contractorsNuclear weapons
    $15.72M
    0.23%
  • 4. Safran SA
    Major military contractorsNuclear weapons
    $11.55M
    0.17%
  • 5. Melrose Industries PLC
    Major military contractors
    $9.07M
    0.13%
See all
Civilian firearm manufacturers and retailers

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iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF $ESGD is 1.65% invested in military weapon stocks, with $111.6 MILLION invested across 11 equity holdings
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on ESGD at Morningstar.com
Current fund
ESGD
iShares ESG Aware 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: 7/31/22
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
 5-yr returns 
0.79% more in annualized returns
More invested in military weapons 
0.4% more invested
More invested in major military contractors 
0.47% more invested
Same in manufacturers of cluster munitions 
0% 
More invested in manufacturers/servicers of nuclear weapons 
0.07% more invested
Current fund
ESGD
iShares ESG Aware 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: 7/31/22
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
 5-yr returns 
0.79% more in annualized returns
More invested in military weapons 
0.4% more invested
More invested in major military contractors 
0.47% more invested
Same in manufacturers of cluster munitions 
0% 
More invested in manufacturers/servicers of nuclear weapons 
0.07% more invested
Current fund
ESGD
iShares ESG Aware 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: 7/31/22
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
 5-yr returns 
0.79% more in annualized returns
More invested in military weapons 
0.4% more invested
More invested in major military contractors 
0.47% more invested
Same in manufacturers of cluster munitions 
0% 
More invested in manufacturers/servicers of nuclear weapons 
0.07% more invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Climate analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Military weapon weight
This fund
ESGD - iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF
-13.9%
3.89%
3.19%
/
1.65% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
-15.04%
2.84%
2.4%
4.96%
1.25% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
1.14%
1.04%
0.79%
/
0.4%  higher
Find more financial data on ESGD at Morningstar.com
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