Exchange-traded fund
Vanguard Energy Index Fund
TickerVDE
Fund manager
Vanguard

Fossil fuel companiesare fueling the climate crisis.

Fossil fuel exposure of 99.29% places the fund in the F tier, between 9% and 100% exposure.

Methodology
F
Investments in major fossil fuel companies
Exxon Mobil Corp
Carbon Underground 200Top 200 carbon reserves
$2.44 BILLION
Chevron Corp
Carbon Underground 200Top 200 carbon reserves
$1.78 BILLION
ConocoPhillips
Carbon Underground 200Top 200 carbon reserves
$792.86 MILLION
EOG Resources Inc
Carbon Underground 200Top 200 carbon reserves
$449.17 MILLION
Occidental Petroleum Corp
Carbon Underground 200Top 200 carbon reserves
$349.77 MILLION
Pioneer Natural Resources Co
Carbon Underground 200Top 200 carbon reserves
$289.91 MILLION
Fossil fuel holdings
Energy sector
Top 200 owners of carbon reserves
Top 200 owners of carbon reserves
Carbon Underground 200
36
holdings
$7.67B
invested
69%
of portfolio
Coal industry
Coal industry
Coal miners, coal services, owners of coal reserves
3
holdings
$52.37M
invested
0.47%
of portfolio
Oil/gas industry
Oil/gas industry
Oil/gas producers and refiners, oil field services and equipment companies, pipeline operators
101
holdings
$11.02B
invested
99%
of portfolio
Utility sector
Top 30 coal-fired utilities
Top 30 coal-fired utilities
Macroclimate 30
No direct stock holdings
Fossil-fired utilities
Fossil-fired utilities
Utilities burning fossil fuels or distributing gas
2
holdings
$16.64M
invested
0.15%
of portfolio
  When calculating a portfolio's screen exposure, we only consider long investments, ignoring any shorts or liabilities.
All fossil fuel companies
104 holdings
104 holdings
  • 1. Exxon Mobil Corp
    Carbon Underground 200Oil/gas industry
    $2.44B
    22%
  • 2. Chevron Corp
    Carbon Underground 200Oil/gas industry
    $1.78B
    16%
  • 3. ConocoPhillips
    Carbon Underground 200Oil/gas industry
    $792.86M
    7.11%
  • 4. EOG Resources Inc
    Carbon Underground 200Oil/gas industry
    $449.17M
    4.03%
  • 5. SLB
    Oil/gas industry
    $393.84M
    3.53%
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Vanguard Energy Index Fund $VDE is 99% invested in fossil fuel stocks, with $11.07 BILLION invested across 104 equity holdings
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on VDE at Morningstar.com
Current fund
VDE
Vanguard Energy Index Fund
Family
Vanguard
Category
Equity Energy
vs.
Benchmark
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Global Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 12/31/22
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:
Lower
 10-yr returns 
-3.14% less in annualized returns
More invested in fossil fuels 
89% more invested
Lower fossil finance risk score 
21 points lower
Lower fossil insurance risk score 
16 points lower
Less invested in Clean200 
13.99% less invested
Current fund
VDE
Vanguard Energy Index Fund
Family
Vanguard
Category
Equity Energy
vs.
Benchmark
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Global Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 12/31/22
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:
Lower
 10-yr returns 
-3.14% less in annualized returns
More invested in fossil fuels 
89% more invested
Lower fossil finance risk score 
21 points lower
Lower fossil insurance risk score 
16 points lower
Less invested in Clean200 
13.99% less invested
Current fund
VDE
Vanguard Energy Index Fund
Family
Vanguard
Category
Equity Energy
vs.
Benchmark
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Global Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 12/31/22
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:
Lower
 10-yr returns 
-3.14% less in annualized returns
More invested in fossil fuels 
89% more invested
Lower fossil finance risk score 
21 points lower
Lower fossil insurance risk score 
16 points lower
Less invested in Clean200 
13.99% less invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Climate analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Fossil fuel %
This fund
VDE - Vanguard Energy Index Fund
63%
19%
8.3%
5.02%
99% 
Benchmark
ACWI - iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
-18.27%
4.04%
5.32%
8.15%
10% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
81%
15%
2.98%
-3.14%
89%  higher
Find more financial data on VDE at Morningstar.com
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