iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: ACWI
Prison industrial complex grade
F
One or more holdings were flagged as private prison operators by our prison industrial complex screen.
$1.14 BILLION
Prison industrial complex
32
flagged holdings
8.95%
of assets flagged
Data as of 8/31/20
Flagged investments:
$1.14 BILLION, 8.95% of assets
Higher risk:
$130.53 MILLION, 1.02% of assets
 Private prison operators:
$4.91 MILLION, 0.04% of assets
This fund is invested in the following private prison operator companies:
SodexoFerrovial
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
1.74%
of assets
14
holdings
$222.77M
invested
Border industry
Border industry
Incarceration and detention facilities, immigrant monitoring and surveillance, militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border
8.6%
of assets
24
holdings
$1.1B
invested
All flagged holdings
32 holdings
32 holdings
  • 1.  Microsoft Corp
    Borders
    3.05% of assets
    $389.34M invested
  • 2.  Amazon.com Inc
    Borders
    2.73% of assets
    $349.36M invested
  • 3.  JPMorgan Chase & Co
    PrisonsBorders
    0.57% of assets
    $72.67M invested
  • 4.  Bank of America Corp
    PrisonsBorders
    0.38% of assets
    $48.15M invested
  • 5.  Accenture PLC Class A 
    Borders
    0.29% of assets
    $36.46M invested
Higher risk
Private prison operator
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iShares MSCI ACWI ETF $ACWI has $1.14 BILLION invested in 32 companies involved in the prison industrial complex, amounting to 8.95% of fund assets
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on ACWI at Morningstar.com
Current fund
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
World Large Stock
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: 8/31/20
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 10-yr returns 
4.97% more in annualized returns
Less invested in private prison operators 
0.05% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.04% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.89% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.85% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
1.39% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
8.18% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
8.39% more invested
Current fund
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
World Large Stock
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: 8/31/20
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 10-yr returns 
4.97% more in annualized returns
Less invested in private prison operators 
0.05% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.04% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.89% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.85% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
1.39% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
8.18% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
8.39% more invested
Current fund
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
World Large Stock
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: 8/31/20
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 10-yr returns 
4.97% more in annualized returns
Less invested in private prison operators 
0.05% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.04% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.89% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.85% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
1.39% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
8.18% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
8.39% more invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Flagged investments
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Private prison operators
This fund
ACWI - iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
17%
9.23%
11%
10%
0.04% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
7.98%
2.55%
5.63%
5.09%
0.09% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
8.6%
6.68%
4.87%
4.97%
0.05%  lower
Find more financial data on ACWI at Morningstar.com
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