Smartshares US Equities Esg ETF

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Not Mindful
Type: Aggressive fund
Past Returns: No 3 year data yet

Average annual returns over the past 3 years, after fees and taxes. * indicates less than 3 years of data.

Annual Fees: 0.34%

Annual fees, including any membership and % management fee.

The graph below shows the percentage of the fund invested in each of the worst issues of concern to New Zealanders. Below the graph are listed all the companies this fund invests in, by issue of concern.


Fossil Fuel

Alleghany Corp 0.03%
Atmos Energy Corp 0.04%
Cabot Oil & Gas Corp 0.03%
Cheniere Energy Inc 0.04%
Chevron Corp 0.55%
Coca-Cola 0.68%
Concho Resources Inc 0.04%
Conocophillips 0.14%
Eog Resources Inc 0.09%
Exxon Mobil Corp 0.54%
Hess Corp 0.05%
Kansas City Southern 0.06%
Kinder Morgan Inc 0.10%
Loews Corp 0.03%
Lyondellbasell Industries Nv Class 0.07%
Marathon Petroleum Corp 0.09%
Nextera Energy Inc 0.47%
Norfolk Southern Corp 0.19%
Occidental Petroleum Corp 0.05%
Oneok Inc 0.05%
Phillips 0.09%
Pioneer Natural Resource 0.05%
Ugi Corp 0.03%
Valero Energy Corp 0.08%
Weyerhaeuser Reit 0.07%
Williams Inc 0.08%

Weapons

Amphenol Corp Class A 0.13%
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp C 0.04%
Heico Corp 0.01%
Heico Corp Class A 0.03%
Howmet Aerospace Inc 0.03%
L3Harris Technologies Inc 0.13%
Teledyne Technologies Inc 0.04%
Transdigm Group Inc 0.10%

Gambling

Draftkings Inc Class A 0.03%
Las Vegas Sands Corp 0.07%
Mgm Resorts International 0.05%
Wynn Resorts Ltd 0.03%

Adult Entertainment/Pornography

Mgm Resorts International 0.05%

Alcohol

Brown Forman Corp Class B 0.08%
Constellation Brands Inc Class A 0.10%
Molson Coors Brewing Class B 0.03%

GMOs

Corteva Inc 0.09%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Archer Daniels Midland 0.09%
Chevron Corp 0.55%
Johnson & Johnson 1.24%
Sempra Energy 0.12%

Animal Testing

Air Products and Chemicals Inc 0.200%
Albemarle Corp 0.050%
Archer Daniels Midland 0.090%
Avantor Inc 0.040%
Axalta Coating Systems Ltd 0.010%
Cabot Oil & Gas Corp 0.030%
Chevron Corp 0.550%
Church and Dwight Inc 0.070%
Clorox 0.080%
Coca-Cola 0.680%
Colgate-Palmolive 0.220%
Corteva Inc 0.090%
Dow Inc 0.120%
Dupont De Nemours Inc 0.150%
Ecolab Inc 0.170%
Estee Lauder Inc Class A 0.180%
Fmc Corp 0.050%
General Mills Inc 0.120%
Hp Inc 0.100%
Ingersoll Rand Inc 0.050%
International Flavors & Fragrances 0.030%
Johnson & Johnson 1.240%
Kellogg 0.050%
Keurig Dr Pepper Inc 0.050%
Kimberly Clark Corp 0.150%
Kraft Heinz 0.070%
Linde PLC 0.420%
Lyondellbasell Industries Nv Class 0.070%
Mondelez International Inc Class A 0.260%
Mosaic 0.020%
Pepsico Inc 0.640%
PPG Industries Inc 0.110%
Procter & Gamble 1.090%
Rpm International Inc 0.030%
Sherwin Williams 0.190%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each fund has filed with the Disclose register to Wed Sept. 30th 2020 and Mindful Money analysis of funds within those portfolios. The list of companies of concern has been drawn from ratings agencies and public sources, including the Norwegian Sovereign Fund, NZ Super Fund, Sustainalytics and research organisations.

Mindful Money uses the term Mindful Funds as our standard for ethical investment and responsible investment. This does not imply that other funds are unethical or that the fund providers that do not meet these standards are unethical providers.

Past annual returns for this fund are after fees and taxes. Please note that higher past returns do not always mean higher future returns.

Year Market Average Fund Annual Return

The market average is the average return for funds of the same risk category, sourced from the Commission for Financial Capability's Sorted website. The fund information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register to Wed Sept. 30th 2020.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Ishares Msci Usa Esg Screened Ucits ETF
    Ireland International Equities
    100.09%
  • Westpac NZD Current Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents
    0.59%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register Wed Sept. 30th 2020.

How the money in this fund is invested against the fund's targets.

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 0.0% 0.59%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 0.0% 0.0%
International Equities 100.0% 99.41%
Listed Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Unlisted Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Other 0.0% 0.0%
Commodities 0.0% 0.0%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register to Wed Sept. 30th 2020.

Does this fund have a policy to exclude any industries from its investments? The first column shows if the fund has a policy to exclude the issue. The second column shows if there are any current investments (source: Mindful Money research).

The Fund may have investments that are not consistent with their exclusions policy because they are still in the process of implementing their policy.

  • Issue of concern
    Does this fund say it excludes this?
    Actual holdings
  • Adult Entertainment/Pornography:
    0.05%
  • Alcohol:
    0.21%
  • Animal Testing:
    7.48%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    3.74%
  • Gambling:
    0.18%
  • GMOs:
    0.09%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    2.00%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • Tobacco:
    0.00%
  • Weapons:
    0.51%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each fund has filed with the Disclose register to Wed Sept. 30th 2020 and Mindful Money analysis of funds within those portfolios. The list of companies of concern has been drawn from ratings agencies and public sources, including the Norwegian Sovereign Fund, NZ Super Fund, Sustainalytics and research organisations.

Note that the fund’s intended exclusions may not be consistent with the analysis of the portfolio because of timing issues or because there are companies of concern in indirect investments by the fund.

Note that many funds exclude controversial weapons. However, the category of Weapons used in this analysis is broader in scope, covering all munitions, firearms and military weapons.

In their own words

"Invests in US shares and is designed to track the return on the MSCI USA ESG Screened Index."

Value $35M NZD
Period of data report Wed Sept. 30th 2020
Members 174
Fund started Thu June 6th 2019
Total annual fund fees 0.34%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.33%
Administration charges 0.01%
Total other charges 0.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Guy Roulston Elliffe

Currently: Director (4 years, 10 months)
Previously: Corporate Governance Manager - ACC (current position) (5 years, 5 months)

Stuart Kenneth Reginald Millar

Currently: Chief Investment Officer - Smartshares (1 years, 4 months)
Previously: Head of Portfolio Management - ANZ Investments (6 years, 4 months)

Hugh Duncan Stevens

Currently: Chief Executive Officer - Smartshares (2 years, 7 months)
Previously: Chief Operating Officer - Implemented Investment Solutions Ltd (2 years, 6 months)

Alister John Williams

Currently: Director (4 years, 10 months)
Previously: Investment Manager - Trust Management (5 years, 8 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register to Wed Sept. 30th 2020.

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