iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: ESMLsocially responsible
Fossil fuel grade: Fossil fuel exposure of 4.4% places the fund in the range of between 3% and 5.5% exposure. Assigned a grade of C.Fossil fuel exposure of 4.4% 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
$28.92 MILLION
in fossil fuel investments
46
fossil fuel stocks found
4.4%
of assets flagged
Data as of 2/26/21
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
15
holdings
$11.05M
invested
1.68%
of portfolio
Coal industry
Coal industry
Coal miners and owners of coal reserves
1
holdings
$770,505
invested
0.12%
of portfolio
Oil/gas industry
Oil/gas industry
Oil/gas producers and refiners, oil field services and equipment companies, pipeline operators
35
holdings
$21.21M
invested
3.23%
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
10
holdings
$6.94M
invested
1.06%
of portfolio
Investments in major fossil fuel companies:
Marathon Oil Corp
Carbon Underground 200 Top 200 carbon reserves
$1.55M invested
Diamondback Energy Inc
Carbon Underground 200 Top 200 carbon reserves
$1.5M invested
Apache Corp
Carbon Underground 200 Top 200 carbon reserves
$1.19M invested
Ovintiv Inc
Carbon Underground 200 Top 200 carbon reserves
$1.06M invested
Cimarex Energy Co
Carbon Underground 200 Top 200 carbon reserves
$901,744 invested
EQT Corp
Carbon Underground 200 Top 200 carbon reserves
$734,069 invested
All fossil fuel companies
46 holdings
46 holdings
  • 1. Marathon Oil Corp
    Carbon Underground 200Oil/gas industry
    $1.55M
    0.24%
  • 2. Diamondback Energy Inc
    Carbon Underground 200Oil/gas industry
    $1.5M
    0.23%
  • 3. Apache Corp
    Carbon Underground 200Oil/gas industry
    $1.19M
    0.18%
  • 4. Ovintiv Inc
    Carbon Underground 200Oil/gas industry
    $1.06M
    0.16%
  • 5. Avista Corp
    Fossil-fired utility
    $1.03M
    0.16%
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iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF $ESML is 4.4% invested in fossil fuel stocks, with $28.92 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: 2/28/21
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 
19% more in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
2.31% less invested
Higher carbon footprint 
25 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD higher
Less invested in Clean200 
13.2% 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: 2/28/21
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 
19% more in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
2.31% less invested
Higher carbon footprint 
25 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD higher
Less invested in Clean200 
13.2% 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: 2/28/21
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 
19% more in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
2.31% less invested
Higher carbon footprint 
25 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD higher
Less invested in Clean200 
13.2% 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
50%
/
/
/
4.4% 
Benchmark
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
31%
14%
17%
13%
6.71% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
19%
/
/
/
2.31%  lower
Find more financial data on ESML at Morningstar.com
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