MSCI ESG Fund Rating (AAA-CCC)
The MSCI ESG Rating is calculated as a direct mapping of ESG Quality Scores to letter rating categories (e.g. AAA = 8.6-10). The ESG Ratings range from leader (AAA, AA), average (A, BBB, BB) to laggard (B, CCC). For further details regarding MSCI's methodology, see footnote 1 at the bottom of the page.
MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile
The fund’s ESG percentile compared to its Lipper peer group.
Fund Lipper Global Classification
The fund peer group as defined by the Lipper Global Classification.
Funds in Peer Group
The number of funds from the relevant Lipper Global Classification peer group that are also in ESG coverage.
MSCI ESG Quality Score (0-10)
The MSCI ESG Quality Score (0 - 10) for funds is calculated using the weighted average of the ESG scores of fund holdings. The Score also considers ESG Rating trend of holdings and the fund exposure to holdings in the laggard category. MSCI rates underlying holdings according to their exposure to industry specific ESG risks and their ability to manage those risks relative to peers. For further details regarding MSCI's methodology, see footnote 1 at the bottom of the page.
MSCI ESG % Coverage
Percentage of a fund's holdings that have MSCI ESG ratings data. For further details regarding MSCI’s methodology, see footnote 1 at the bottom of the page.
MSCI Weighted Average Carbon Intensity (Tons CO2E/$M SALES)
The MSCI Weighted Average Carbon Intensity measures a fund's exposure to carbon intensive companies. This figure represents the estimated greenhouse gas emissions per $1 million in sales across the fund’s holdings. This allows for comparisons between funds of different sizes. For further details regarding MSCI's methodology, see footnote 2 at the bottom of the page.
Please refer to the Disclosure section below to review the MSCI methodology behind Sustainability Characteristics.