Does Vanguard have a socially responsible fund? We currently have one active fund with an inclusionary strategy that includes companies making strides toward ESG practices, and one fund that’s designed to support investors seeking actively managed global equity returns along with measurable impact on environmental and social challenges.
Does Vanguard have any ESG funds? Index funds track an ESG-appropriate index while actively managed funds, which are generally more expensive, take a more personalized look at companies to make sure the companies fit their objective. Vanguard currently offers 6 ESG funds: 4 index funds and 2 active funds.
What is a socially responsible index fund? What is an ESG fund? ESG funds are mutual funds graded using ESG (environmental, social and governance) principles. ESG funds invest in companies that aim to have a sustainable and societal impact in the world, such as those with a small carbon footprint or diverse leadership boards.
Does Vanguard have any ethical funds? Yes, we have a range of ESG funds that are designed to let you invest in line with your values and beliefs. ESG stands for ‘environmental, social and governance’ – these are the three broad categories that play a role in deciding what an ESG fund invests in. Learn more about ESG funds.