VanEck MSCI International Sustainable Equity ETF (ESGI)
About this Fund
|FUND MANAGER||VanEck Investments|
|ASSET CLASS||EXCHANGE TRADED FUNDS|
ESGI gives investors exposure to a diversified portfolio of sustainable international companies listed on exchanges in developed markets around the world (ex Australia).
ESGI aims to provide investment returns before fees and other costs which track the performance of the Index.
|BENCHMARK||MSCI World ex Australia ex Fossil Fuel Select SRI and Low Carbon Capped Index|
|FUND SIZE||MSCI World ex Australia ex Fossil Fuel Select SRI and Low Carbon Capped Index|
|NO. OF HOLDINGS||150|
True-to-label International Sustainable equity ETF encompassing both values-based and environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing
A focus on ethical standards and low carbon impact
Screening for fossil fuels, human rights controversies and socially responsible investments (SRI) combined with ESG leadership and low carbon impact
State-of-the-art ESG leadership approach
Leveraging MSCI's leadership, resources and its ESG and carbon emission data metrics
The Fund provides investors with:
o cost effective and easy access to a diversified portfolio of international listed equities via a single trade on ASX
Compared to unlisted actively managed funds, investors benefit from: trading via live prices on ASX; potentially lower costs and lower tax liabilities; liquidity; transparency and intraday trading.
About the Fund
The VanEck MSCI International Sustainable Equity ETF (ESGI) invests in a diversified portfolio of sustainable international companies listed on exchanges in developed markets around the world (ex Australia) with the aim of providing investment returns, before fees and other costs, which track the performance of the MSCI World ex Australia ex Fossil Fuel Select SRI and Low Carbon Capped Index.
MSCI Australia IMI Select SRI Screened Index aims to represent the performance of a diversified portfolio of Australian companies that have high Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance by:
The Fund aims to provide investment returns before fees and other costs which track the performance of its Reference Index in Australian dollars. The Fund does not aim to perfectly replicate its Reference Index on a one-to-one basis for a number of reasons, including:o differences in the timing of dividends and corporate actions between the Reference Index and the Fund;
o the Fund may not be able to achieve the same trading price for securities as that determined for the Reference Index;