Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF

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Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF (VSGX)
Type
Exchange-traded fund
Manager
Sustainability mandate
Military weapon grade: Fund is invested in nuclear weapons and/or controversial weapons below the threshold of 2.5%. Assigned a grade of C.
How we track weapon investments
C
$14.05 MILLION
Military weapons
13
military weapon stocks found
0.38%
of assets flagged
Data as of 30 Apr 2024
Military weapons
Military contractors
Military contractors
Largest international arms manufacturers and military contractors
13
holdings
$14.05M
invested
0.38%
of portfolio
Nuclear weapons
Nuclear weapons
Manufacturers/servicers of nuclear armaments and delivery systems
9
holdings
$8.82M
invested
0.24%
of portfolio
Controversial weapons
Controversial weapons
Manufacturers involved with cluster munitions, landmines, white phosphorus, depleted uranium
1
holdings
$19,643
invested
<0.01%
of portfolio
Military weapon companies
13 holdings
13 holdings
  • 1.  Fujitsu Ltd
    $4.66M
    0.13%
  • 2.  Titan Co Ltd
    Nuclear weapons
    $2.97M
    0.08%
  • 3.  Trent Ltd
    Nuclear weapons
    $1.59M
    0.04%
  • 4.  Tata Consumer Products Ltd
    Nuclear weapons
    $1.38M
    0.04%
  • 5.  Indian Hotels Co Ltd
    Nuclear weapons
    $926,456
    0.02%
See all
  For each weapons category, we show the fund's exposure. When calculating a portfolio's percent exposure to a list of companies, we only consider long investments, ignoring any shorts or liabilities.
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Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF earns a C grade for investments in military weapons
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on VSGX at Morningstar.com
Current fund
VSGX
Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF
Family
Vanguard
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: 5/31/24
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
 5-yr returns 
-0.07% less in annualized returns
Less invested in military weapons 
2.45% less invested
Less invested in major military contractors 
2.45% less invested
Less invested in manufacturers/servicers of nuclear weapons 
1.95% less invested
Less invested in manufacturers of controversial weapons 
0.49% less invested
Current fund
VSGX
Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF
Family
Vanguard
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: 5/31/24
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
 5-yr returns 
-0.07% less in annualized returns
Less invested in military weapons 
2.45% less invested
Less invested in major military contractors 
2.45% less invested
Less invested in manufacturers/servicers of nuclear weapons 
1.95% less invested
Less invested in manufacturers of controversial weapons 
0.49% less invested
Current fund
VSGX
Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF
Family
Vanguard
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: 5/31/24
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
 5-yr returns 
-0.07% less in annualized returns
Less invested in military weapons 
2.45% less invested
Less invested in major military contractors 
2.45% less invested
Less invested in manufacturers/servicers of nuclear weapons 
1.95% less invested
Less invested in manufacturers of controversial weapons 
0.49% less invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Climate analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Military weapon weight
This fund
VSGX - Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF
15%
-0.95%
6.66%
/
0.38% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
17%
0.34%
6.74%
3.96%
2.83% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-1.25%
-1.29%
-0.07%
/
2.45%  lower
Find more financial data on VSGX at Morningstar.com
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