iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: ESMLsocially responsible
Fossil fuel grade: Fossil fuel exposure of 4.56% places the fund in the range of between 3% and 5.5% exposure. Assigned a grade of C.Fossil fuel exposure of 4.56% places the fund in the range of between 3% and 5.5% exposure. Assigned a grade of C.How we track fossil fuel investments
C
$35.2 MILLION
in fossil fuel investments
46
fossil fuel stocks found
4.56%
of assets flagged
Data as of 3/31/21
Fossil fuel holdings
  For each fossil fuel category, we show the fund's exposure, if we found any. 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.
Producers energy sector
Top 200 owners of carbon reserves
Top 200 owners of carbon reserves
Carbon Underground 200
14
holdings
$12.22M
invested
1.58%
of portfolio
Coal industry
Coal industry
Coal miners and owners of coal reserves
No direct stock holdings
Oil/gas industry
Oil/gas industry
Oil/gas producers and refiners, oil field services and equipment companies, pipeline operators
35
holdings
$25.05M
invested
3.25%
of portfolio
Consumers utility sector
Top 30 coal-fired utilities
Top 30 coal-fired utilities
Macroclimate 30
No direct stock holdings
Fossil-fired utilities
Fossil-fired utilities
Electric utilities powered by coal and natural gas
11
holdings
$10.15M
invested
1.32%
of portfolio
Investments in major fossil fuel companies:
Diamondback Energy Inc
Carbon Underground 200 Top 200 carbon reserves
$1.83M invested
Marathon Oil Corp
Carbon Underground 200 Top 200 carbon reserves
$1.72M invested
Ovintiv Inc
Carbon Underground 200 Top 200 carbon reserves
$1.27M invested
APA Corp
Carbon Underground 200 Top 200 carbon reserves
$1.25M invested
Cimarex Energy Co
Carbon Underground 200 Top 200 carbon reserves
$1.07M invested
EQT Corp
Carbon Underground 200 Top 200 carbon reserves
$883,851 invested
All fossil fuel companies
46 holdings
46 holdings
  • 1. Diamondback Energy Inc
    Carbon Underground 200Oil/gas industry
    $1.83M
    0.24%
  • 2. Marathon Oil Corp
    Carbon Underground 200Oil/gas industry
    $1.72M
    0.22%
  • 3. Avista Corp
    Fossil-fired utility
    $1.41M
    0.18%
  • 4. Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc
    Fossil-fired utility
    $1.38M
    0.18%
  • 5. Ovintiv Inc
    Carbon Underground 200Oil/gas industry
    $1.27M
    0.16%
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iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF $ESML is 4.56% invested in fossil fuel stocks, with $35.2 MILLION invested across 46 equity holdings
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on ESML at Morningstar.com
Current fund
ESML
iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Small 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: 3/31/21
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:
Higher
 1-yr returns 
39% more in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
2.45% less invested
Higher carbon footprint 
33 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD higher
Less invested in Clean200 
12.98% less invested
Current fund
ESML
iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Small 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: 3/31/21
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:
Higher
 1-yr returns 
39% more in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
2.45% less invested
Higher carbon footprint 
33 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD higher
Less invested in Clean200 
12.98% less invested
Current fund
ESML
iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Small 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: 3/31/21
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:
Higher
 1-yr returns 
39% more in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
2.45% less invested
Higher carbon footprint 
33 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD higher
Less invested in Clean200 
12.98% less invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Climate analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Fossil fuel %
This fund
ESML - iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
96%
/
/
/
4.56% 
Benchmark
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
56%
17%
16%
14%
7.02% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
39%
/
/
/
2.45%  lower
Find more financial data on ESML at Morningstar.com
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