After Thursday’s market rout, the four biggest ESG-focused exchange-traded funds that concentrate investments in U.S. stocks have outperformed the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index in 2020.
- The top performer is BlackRock’s $9.2 billion
iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF(ESGU), up 10.1% (excluding reinvested dividends) since the start of the year, compared with the S&P 500’s 6.9% advance
iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF(DSI) has risen 9.7%, the Xtrackers MSCI USA ESG Leaders Equity ETF(USSG) has gained 7.4%, and the iShares ESG MSCI USA Leaders ETF(SUSL) has climbed 7.1%
- The S&P 500 fell 3.5% on Thursday,...