iShares ESG MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: ESMLsocially responsible
Fossil fuel grade: Fossil fuel exposure of 4.6% places the fund in the C grade range of between 4% and 7% exposure.Fossil fuel exposure of 4.6% places the fund in the C grade range of between 4% and 7% exposure.How we track fossil fuel investments
C
$9.18 MILLION
in fossil fuel investments
Fossil free badges
2 out of 5 badges
Legacy grade: Funds can earn up to five badges for avoiding stock investments in different fossil fuel sectors.
52
fossil fuel stocks found
4.6%
of assets flagged
Data as of 5/29/20
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 in the pie chart and list below.
Producers energy sector
Top 200 owners of carbon reserves
Top 200 owners of carbon reserves
Carbon Underground 200
1.42%
of assets
15
holdings
$2.82M
invested
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
2.96%
of assets
41
holdings
$5.91M
invested
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
1.64%
of assets
11
holdings
$3.27M
invested
All fossil fuel companies
52 holdings
52 holdings
  • 1. ONE Gas Inc
    Fossil-fired utility
    0.27% of assets
    $530,690 invested
  • 2. Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc
    Fossil-fired utility
    0.24% of assets
    $472,376 invested
  • 3. Avista Corp
    Fossil-fired utility
    0.21% of assets
    $426,679 invested
  • 4. Southwest Gas Holdings Inc
    Fossil-fired utility
    0.18% of assets
    $368,054 invested
  • 5. New Jersey Resources Corp
    Fossil-fired utility
    0.16% of assets
    $327,986 invested
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iShares ESG MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF $ESML is 4.6% invested in fossil fuel stocks, with $9.18 MILLION invested across 52 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 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: 5/31/20
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:
Lower
 1-yr returns 
-15.29% less in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
2.88% less invested
Higher carbon footprint 
9 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD higher
Less invested in Clean200 
8.79% less invested
Current fund
ESML
iShares ESG 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: 5/31/20
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:
Lower
 1-yr returns 
-15.29% less in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
2.88% less invested
Higher carbon footprint 
9 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD higher
Less invested in Clean200 
8.79% less invested
Current fund
ESML
iShares ESG 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: 5/31/20
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:
Lower
 1-yr returns 
-15.29% less in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
2.88% less invested
Higher carbon footprint 
9 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD higher
Less invested in Clean200 
8.79% 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 MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
-2.49%
/
/
/
4.6% 
Benchmark
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
13%
10%
9.82%
13%
7.48% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-15.29%
/
/
/
2.88%  lower
Find more financial data on ESML at Morningstar.com
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