- First broad based, diversified, socially responsible and fossil free ETF that doesn’t have exposure to the traditional energy sector1
- Uses a 5-level screening/weighting process to put emphasis on companies that are not only socially responsible and meet ESG guidelines but also have strong operational efficiency against their less sustainable peers
- System of stock selection pioneered by a Stanford environmental science lecturer
ETHO is the first diversified index ETF that avoids fossil fuel companies and the first public investment product to select equities based primarily on an assessment of an equity’s carbon footprint. ETHO seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Etho Climate Leadership Index™ (ECLI), a broad-based index of publicly traded U.S. companies that are, on average, more climate efficient than their industry peers.
ETHO selects equities based primarily on an assessment of an equity’s carbon footprint.
About The Index
To build the ECLI, Etho Capital uses a positive selection methodology to review nearly 6,000 of the most commonly traded public companies and identify the most carbonefficient climate leaders in each industry. Using climate performance data from Trucost, Etho Capital ranks almost all public companies by carbon emissions per dollar invested and selects equities that are 50% more carbon efficient than their industry average into the ECLI’s holdings. All fossil fuel, tobacco, weapons and gambling companies are eliminated from the index. Finally, a screen is conducted based on environmental, social and governance performance data with expertise from NGO partners and input from global stakeholders.
- ETFMG/Etho Capital research.
Solactive has become one of the key players in the indexing space. The German multi asset class provider is focusing on tailor-made indices; developing, calculating and distributing them worldwide. Offering to its clients a faster service, with great flexibility and at a reasonable cost has allowed Solactive to become one of the fastest growing index providers over the past few years.
For more information, visit solactive.com
Ian Monroe – ESG/Climate-Efficiency Expert & Partner in ETHO
Ian is Etho Capital’s President and CEO, as well as a lecturer at Stanford University, where he teaches courses on renewable energy, climate change and supply chain sustainability. Ian is also the founder of Oroeco, an award-winning web and mobile platform that rewards users for helping solve climate change. Ian is an Echoing Green Fellow and one of TechRepublic’s top 8 leaders in cleantech. Ian consults and speaks about climate accounting and solutions for the United Nations and the U.S. Department of State, drawing from his research at Stanford and his experiences working on sustainable technology in over two dozen countries around the world.
Last Updated 8/24/2019
Etho Climate Leadership U.S. ETF
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Month End Performance
Last Updated 07/31/2019
|Since Inception Cumulative||64.20||64.29|
|Since Inception Annualized||14.34||14.35|
Quarter End Performance
Last Updated 6/30/2019
|Since Inception Cumulative||61.69||61.61|
|Since Inception Annualized||14.21||14.20|
Performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance of the Funds may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. All performance is historical and includes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by calling 1-844-ETF-MGRS (1-844-383-6477).
Top 10 Holdings
Last Updated 8/24/2019
|Name||% Total Assets||Ticker||Shares Held||Market Value USD|
|CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP||0.57%||CY||12,794||$292,342.90|
|TOTAL SYS SVCS INC||0.50%||TSS||2,005||$255,537.25|
|UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORP||0.50%||OLED||1,246||$254,196.46|
|TREX CO INC||0.50%||TREX||3,093||$253,873.44|
|SBA COMMUNICATIONS CORP NEW||0.49%||SBAC||955||$249,064.00|
Fund holdings and sector allocations are subject to change at any time and should not be considered recommendations to buy or sell any security.Premium Discount Chart