Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF
Fund offered by:
Vanguard
Ticker: VSGXsocially responsible
Prison industrial complex grade: One or more holdings were flagged as private prison operators by our prison industrial complex screen. Assigned a grade of F.
F
$33.4 MILLION
Prison industrial complex
11
flagged holdings
1.31%
of assets flagged
Data as of 8/31/21
Flagged investments:
$33.4 MILLION, 1.31% of assets
Higher risk:
$6.08 MILLION, 0.24% of assets
 Private prison operators:
$1.18 MILLION, 0.05% 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
$15.45M
invested
0.61%
of portfolio
Border industry
Border industry
Incarceration and detention facilities, immigrant monitoring and surveillance, militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border
8
holdings
$29.82M
invested
1.17%
of portfolio
This fund is invested in the following private prison operator companies:
SodexoMITIE Group
All flagged holdings
11 holdings
11 holdings
  • 1.  BNP Paribas Act. Cat.A
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $7.23M
    0.28%
  • 2.  RELX PLC
    Border industry
    $5.94M
    0.23%
  • 3.  Honda Motor Co Ltd
    Border industry
    $5.65M
    0.22%
  • 4.  Barclays PLC
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $4.65M
    0.18%
  • 5.  Thomson Reuters Corp 
    Border industry
    $2.5M
    0.1%
Higher risk
Private prison operator
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Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF $VSGX has $33.4 MILLION invested in 11 companies involved in the prison industrial complex, amounting to 1.31% of fund assets
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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: 9/30/21
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 3-yr returns 
1.46% more in annualized returns
Less invested in private prison operators 
0.04% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.02% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
<0.01% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies 
0.01% less invested
Less invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.03% less invested
Less invested in all screened border industry companies 
0.31% less invested
Less invested in all screened companies 
0.37% 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: 9/30/21
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 3-yr returns 
1.46% more in annualized returns
Less invested in private prison operators 
0.04% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.02% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
<0.01% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies 
0.01% less invested
Less invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.03% less invested
Less invested in all screened border industry companies 
0.31% less invested
Less invested in all screened companies 
0.37% 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: 9/30/21
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 3-yr returns 
1.46% more in annualized returns
Less invested in private prison operators 
0.04% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.02% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
<0.01% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies 
0.01% less invested
Less invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.03% less invested
Less invested in all screened border industry companies 
0.31% less invested
Less invested in all screened companies 
0.37% less invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Flagged investments
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Private prison operators
This fund
VSGX - Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF
22%
9.09%
/
/
0.05% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
23%
7.63%
8.67%
7.33%
0.09% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-0.79%
1.46%
/
/
0.04%  lower
Find more financial data on VSGX at Morningstar.com
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