Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF
Fund offered by:
Vanguard
Ticker: VSGXsocially responsible
Fossil fuel grade: Fossil fuel exposure of 1.62% places the fund in the range of between 0% and 3% exposure. Assigned a grade of B.Fossil fuel exposure of 1.62% places the fund in the range of between 0% and 3% exposure. Assigned a grade of B.How we track fossil fuel investments
B
$28.88 MILLION
in fossil fuel investments
134
fossil fuel stocks found
1.62%
of assets flagged
Data as of 2/28/21
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
3
holdings
$235,912
invested
0.01%
of portfolio
Coal industry
Coal industry
Coal miners and owners of coal reserves
24
holdings
$6.27M
invested
0.35%
of portfolio
Oil/gas industry
Oil/gas industry
Oil/gas producers and refiners, oil field services and equipment companies, pipeline operators
18
holdings
$2.28M
invested
0.13%
of portfolio
Consumers utility sector
Top 30 coal-fired utilities
Top 30 coal-fired utilities
Macroclimate 30
3
holdings
$175,270
invested
<0.01%
of portfolio
Fossil-fired utilities
Fossil-fired utilities
Electric utilities powered by coal and natural gas
103
holdings
$23.48M
invested
1.32%
of portfolio
Investments in major fossil fuel companies:
NMDC Ltd
Carbon Underground 200 Top 200 carbon reserves
$106,807 invested
Huaneng Power International Inc
Macroclimate 30 Top 30 coal-fired power
$103,936 invested
African Rainbow Minerals Ltd
Carbon Underground 200 Top 200 carbon reserves
$86,934 invested
China Power International Development Ltd
Macroclimate 30 Top 30 coal-fired power
$48,110 invested
National Aluminium Co Ltd
Carbon Underground 200 Top 200 carbon reserves
$42,171 invested
Huaneng Power International Inc Class H
Macroclimate 30 Top 30 coal-fired power
$23,224 invested
All fossil fuel companies
134 holdings
134 holdings
  • 1. National Grid PLC
    Fossil-fired utility
    $2.98M
    0.17%
  • 2. Mitsui Fudosan Co Ltd
    Coal industry
    $1.83M
    0.1%
  • 3. SSE PLC
    Fossil-fired utility
    $1.46M
    0.08%
  • 4. Fortis Inc
    Coal industryFossil-fired utility
    $1.34M
    0.08%
  • 5. Formosa Plastics Corp
    Coal industryFossil-fired utility
    $1.25M
    0.07%
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on VSGX at Morningstar.com
Current fund
VSGX
Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF
Family
Vanguard
Category
Foreign Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 3/31/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher
 1-yr returns 
2.71% more in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
7.22% less invested
Lower carbon footprint 
69 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD lower
Less invested in Clean200 
0.56% less invested
Current fund
VSGX
Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF
Family
Vanguard
Category
Foreign Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 3/31/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher
 1-yr returns 
2.71% more in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
7.22% less invested
Lower carbon footprint 
69 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD lower
Less invested in Clean200 
0.56% less invested
Current fund
VSGX
Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF
Family
Vanguard
Category
Foreign Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 3/31/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher
 1-yr returns 
2.71% more in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
7.22% less invested
Lower carbon footprint 
69 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD lower
Less invested in Clean200 
0.56% less invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Climate analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Fossil fuel %
This fund
VSGX - Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF
52%
/
/
/
1.62% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
49%
6.46%
9.61%
4.78%
8.84% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
2.71%
/
/
/
7.22%  lower
Find more financial data on VSGX at Morningstar.com
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