One of our most read articles, Through the 13F Lens: The ETF Shifting Landscape in Q1 2021” highlights the continued impressive growth in the ETF space as ETF share ownership grew by over 8% in a single quarter. ESG ownership increased by more than 50% of that baseline with a 12%+ increase in ESG shares held.  Leading the pack in terms of growth was EAGG (iShares ESG Aware US Aggregate Bond ETF) up 90% and SUSA (MSCI USA ESG Select ETF) up 30%.


Largest ESG funds held by institutions

TickerNameAssetclass$bn HeldQ4->Q1
1ESGU USiShares Trust iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETFEquity$13.839.16%
2ESGE USiShare Inc iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETFEquity$6.003.88%
3ESGD USiShares Trust iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETFEquity$3.8921.01%
4USSG USXtrackers MSCI USA ESG Leaders Equity ETFEquity$3.4612.68%
5SUSL USiShares ESG MSCI USA Leaders ETFEquity$2.758.61%
6SUSA USMSCI USA ESG Select ETFEquity$1.6929.47%
7ESGV USVanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETFEquity$1.2714.42%
8EAGG USiShares ESG Aware U.S. Aggregate Bond ETFFixed Income$0.9389.63%
9LDEM USiShares ESG MSCI EM Leaders ETFEquity$0.83-3.76%
10NULV USNuveen ESG Large-Cap Value ETFEquity$0.7710.84%
11VSGX USVanguard ESG International Stock ETFEquity$0.622.04%
12SUSC USiShares Trust iShares ESG Aware USD Corporate Bond ETFFixed Income$0.5725.54%
13ESML USiShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETFEquity$0.5538.54%
14NUSC USNuveen ESG Small-Cap ETFEquity$0.5536.94%
15NULG USNuveen ESG Large-Cap Growth ETFEquity$0.4944.61%
16SUSB USiShares Trust iShares ESG Aware 1-5 Year USD Corporate Bond ETFFixed Income$0.4349.54%
17IQSU USIQ Candriam ESG US Equity ETFEquity$0.4011.79%
18SNPE USXtrackers S&P 500 ESG ETFEquity$0.2452.46%
19EUSB USiShares ESG Advanced Total USD Bond Market ETFFixed Income$0.2251.42%
20NUMG USNuveen ESG Mid-Cap Growth ETFEquity$0.2012.11%
21IQSI USIQ Candriam ESG International Equity ETFEquity$0.1719.51%
22NUMV USNuveen ESG Mid-Cap Value ETFEquity$0.156.63%
23ESGG USFlexShares STOXX Global ESG Impact Index FundEquity$0.1310.33%
24USXF USiShares ESG Advanced MSCI USA ETFEquity$0.1354.67%
25ESG USFlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index FundEquity$0.1230.30%
26NUBD USNuShares ESG U.S. Aggregate Bond ETFFixed Income$0.1227.31%
27DMXF USiShares ESG Advanced MSCI EAFE ETFEquity$0.1175.04%
28LRGE USClearBridge Large Cap Growth ESG ETFEquity$0.106.36%
29RISN USInspire Tactical Balanced ESG ETFEquity$0.106.87%
30WWJD USInspire International ESG ETFEquity$0.088.68%

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