FlexShares STOXX US ESG Select Index Fund
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What is ESG?
The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the STOXX USA ESG Select KPIs Index (Underlying Index). The STOXX USA ESG Select KPIs Index offers exposure to a set of U.S. companies that is tilted towards companies scoring better with respect to a select set of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) key performance indicators (KPIs). Eligible U.S. securities are selected from the STOXX Global 1800 Index. The bottom 50% of such companies based on their ESG KPI scores are excluded from the Index, as are companies that do not adhere to the UN Global compact principles, are involved in controversial weapons or are coal miners (ICB Subsector 1771). Components are then weighted by free-float market cap combined with a cap factor that is based on a company s aggregate ESG KPI score. Component weightings may also be adjusted to ensure that the weight of a single company is less than 5% at time of each index rebalancing or reconstitution.
ETFs related toESG
ETFs correlated to ESG include PBUS, VOTE, IYY
What is ETF correlation?
Correlation is a measure of the strength of the relationship between two ETFs. It quantifies the degree to which prices of the two ETFs typically move together.
Here, correlation is measured over the past year with the Pearson correlation coefficient (Pearon’s r), which ranges from -1 to 1.
Using ETF correlations in portfolio and strategy construction
ETF correlations can help you create investing strategies and portfolios. Use them to:
- •Build a diversified portfolio from uncorrelated or inversely correlated ETFs with the aim of minimizing portfolio risk.
- •Compare correlated or related ETFs to find one with a lower expense ratio or higher trading volume.
- •Create an investing strategy that hedges an ETF with an uncorrelated or inversely correlated ETF.
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