First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund
Fund offered by:
First Trust
Ticker: QCLNsocially responsible
Relative carbon footprint
129
tonnes CO2 / $1M USD invested
Carbon footprint
emissions per unit of investment
Expresses the greenhouse gas footprint of an investment sum. Relative carbon footprint is measured in metric tonnes of CO2 or CO2 equivalents per $1 million USD invested. A fund's carbon footprint accounts for direct and indirect (scope 1 and 2) emissions.
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Relative carbon intensity
187
tonnes CO2 / $1M USD revenue
Carbon intensity
emissions per unit of revenue
Expresses the carbon efficiency of a portfolio. Relative carbon intensity is measured in metric tonnes of CO2 or CO2 equivalents per $1 million USD revenue. A fund's carbon intensity accounts for direct and indirect (scope 1 and 2) emissions.
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Carbon footprint profile is provided by yourSRI. Metrics like carbon footprint and carbon intensity are calculated by tracking and measuring the greenhouse gas emissions of the underlying companies owned by the fund.
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First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund
Benchmark: MSCI ACWI*
  
Emissions scope 1+2
tCO2e
434,826
302,908
  
Emissions scope 1+2+3
tCO2e
970,149
1.15M
  
Coverage
by # of disclosing titles
24%
57%
  
Coverage
by market value weight
74%
95%
* Full emissions and coverage data for MSCI ACWI benchmark provided by yourSRI
Emissions of the top 10 fund holdings
Top 10 holdings, portfolio weight and emissions weight (Scope 1 + 2)
What does this mean?
Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on QCLN at Morningstar.com
Current fund
QCLN
First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund
Family
First Trust
Category
Miscellaneous Sector
vs.
Benchmark
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
World Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 9/30/21
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
 10-yr returns 
8.95% more in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
7.33% less invested
Higher carbon footprint 
14 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD higher
More invested in Clean200 
4.22% more invested
Current fund
QCLN
First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund
Family
First Trust
Category
Miscellaneous Sector
vs.
Benchmark
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
World Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 9/30/21
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
 10-yr returns 
8.95% more in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
7.33% less invested
Higher carbon footprint 
14 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD higher
More invested in Clean200 
4.22% more invested
Current fund
QCLN
First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund
Family
First Trust
Category
Miscellaneous Sector
vs.
Benchmark
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
World Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 9/30/21
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
 10-yr returns 
8.95% more in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
7.33% less invested
Higher carbon footprint 
14 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD higher
More invested in Clean200 
4.22% more invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Climate analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Carbon footprint
This fund
QCLN - First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund
42%
48%
34%
21%
129 tCO2e
Benchmark
ACWI - iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
27%
13%
13%
12%
115 tCO2e
Fund compared to benchmark
 
14%
36%
20%
8.95%
14 tCO2e higher
Find more financial data on QCLN at Morningstar.com
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