Exchange-traded fund
iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF
Ticker ESGDsocially responsible
Fund manager
BlackRock/iShares
Prison industrial complex grade: One or more holdings were flagged as higher risk by our prison industrial complex screen, making up between 1% and 2% of the portfolio. Assigned a grade of D.
D
$236.22 MILLION
Prison industrial complex
13
flagged holdings
3.5%
of assets flagged
Data as of 7/29/22
Flagged investments:
$236.22 MILLION, 3.5% of assets
Higher risk:
$92.09 MILLION, 1.36% of assets
 Private prison operators:
$0, 0% of assets
For each prison industrial complex category, click to see the breakdown of flagged holdings.
Prison industry
Prison industry
Incarceration and detention facilities, services in facilities, supervision and monitoring
5
holdings
$123.73M
invested
1.83%
of portfolio
Border industry
Border industry
Incarceration and detention facilities, immigrant monitoring and surveillance, militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border
12
holdings
$228.82M
invested
3.39%
of portfolio
All flagged holdings
13 holdings
13 holdings
  • 1.  HSBC Holdings PLC 
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $61.93M
    0.92%
  • 2.  RELX PLC
    Border industry
    $33.92M
    0.5%
  • 3.  Honda Motor Co Ltd
    Border industry
    $24.65M
    0.37%
  • 4.  BNP Paribas Act. Cat.A
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $23.95M
    0.35%
  • 5.  Barclays PLC
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $16.45M
    0.24%
Higher risk
Private prison operator
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iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF $ESGD has $236.22 MILLION invested in 13 companies involved in the prison industrial complex, amounting to 3.5% of fund assets
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on ESGD at Morningstar.com
Current fund
ESGD
iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
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: 7/31/22
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 5-yr returns 
0.79% more in annualized returns
Less invested in private prison operators 
0.03% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.38% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.3% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.32% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.62% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
1.36% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
1.31% more invested
Current fund
ESGD
iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
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: 7/31/22
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 5-yr returns 
0.79% more in annualized returns
Less invested in private prison operators 
0.03% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.38% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.3% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.32% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.62% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
1.36% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
1.31% more invested
Current fund
ESGD
iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
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: 7/31/22
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 5-yr returns 
0.79% more in annualized returns
Less invested in private prison operators 
0.03% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.38% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.3% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.32% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.62% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
1.36% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
1.31% more invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Flagged investments
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Private prison operators
This fund
ESGD - iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF
-13.9%
3.89%
3.19%
/
0% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
-15.04%
2.84%
2.4%
4.96%
0.03% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
1.14%
1.04%
0.79%
/
0.03%  lower
Find more financial data on ESGD at Morningstar.com
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