Fossil fuel companiesare fueling the climate crisis.


Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund

Shareclass
Vanguard Total World Stock ETF (VT)
Type
Exchange-traded fund
Manager
Fossil fuel exposure of 9.78% places the fund in the F tier, between 9% and 100% exposure.

Methodology
F
Investments in major fossil fuel companies
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B
Macroclimate 30Top 30 coal-fired power
$357.8 MILLION
Exxon Mobil Corp
Carbon Underground 200Top 200 carbon reserves
$277.54 MILLION
Chevron Corp
Carbon Underground 200Top 200 carbon reserves
$162.56 MILLION
Shell PLC
Carbon Underground 200Top 200 carbon reserves
$135.65 MILLION
ConocoPhillips
Carbon Underground 200Top 200 carbon reserves
$88.3 MILLION
TotalEnergies SE
Carbon Underground 200Top 200 carbon reserves
$88.16 MILLION
Fossil fuel holdings
Energy sector
Top 200 owners of carbon reserves
Top 200 owners of carbon reserves
Carbon Underground 200
160
holdings
$1.87B
invested
4.02%
of portfolio
Coal industry
Coal industry
Coal miners, coal services, owners of coal reserves
216
holdings
$837.95M
invested
1.8%
of portfolio
Oil/gas industry
Oil/gas industry
Oil/gas producers and refiners, oil field services and equipment companies, pipeline operators
423
holdings
$3.43B
invested
7.39%
of portfolio
Utility sector
Top 30 coal-fired utilities
Top 30 coal-fired utilities
Macroclimate 30
33
holdings
$678.97M
invested
1.46%
of portfolio
Fossil-fired utilities
Fossil-fired utilities
Utilities burning fossil fuels or distributing gas
326
holdings
$1.69B
invested
3.63%
of portfolio
  When calculating a portfolio's screen exposure, we only consider long investments, ignoring any shorts or liabilities.
All fossil fuel companies
694 holdings
694 holdings
  • 1. Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B
    Macroclimate 30Fossil-fired utility
    $357.8M
    0.77%
  • 2. Exxon Mobil Corp
    Carbon Underground 200Oil/gas industry
    $277.54M
    0.6%
  • 3. Chevron Corp
    Carbon Underground 200Oil/gas industry
    $162.56M
    0.35%
  • 4. Shell PLC
    Carbon Underground 200Oil/gas industry
    $135.65M
    0.29%
  • 5. GE Aerospace
    Oil/gas industry
    $102.9M
    0.22%
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Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund $VT is 9.78% ($4.54 BILLION) invested in fossil fuel stocks
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on VT at Morningstar.com
Current fund
VT
Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund
Family
Vanguard
Category
Global Large-Stock Blend
vs.
Benchmark
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Global Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 5/31/24
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 
-0.02% less in annualized returns
More invested in fossil fuels 
0.13% more invested
Lower fossil finance risk score 
3 points lower
Higher fossil insurance risk score 
1 points higher
Less invested in Clean200 
2.01% less invested
Current fund
VT
Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund
Family
Vanguard
Category
Global Large-Stock Blend
vs.
Benchmark
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Global Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 5/31/24
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 
-0.02% less in annualized returns
More invested in fossil fuels 
0.13% more invested
Lower fossil finance risk score 
3 points lower
Higher fossil insurance risk score 
1 points higher
Less invested in Clean200 
2.01% less invested
Current fund
VT
Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund
Family
Vanguard
Category
Global Large-Stock Blend
vs.
Benchmark
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Global Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 5/31/24
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 
-0.02% less in annualized returns
More invested in fossil fuels 
0.13% more invested
Lower fossil finance risk score 
3 points lower
Higher fossil insurance risk score 
1 points higher
Less invested in Clean200 
2.01% less invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Climate analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Fossil fuel %
This fund
VT - Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund
23%
4.89%
12%
8.54%
9.78% 
Benchmark
ACWI - iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
24%
5.21%
12%
8.56%
9.65% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-0.21%
-0.32%
-0.04%
-0.02%
0.13%  higher
Find more financial data on VT at Morningstar.com
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