7 Best Socially Responsible Funds - South Arkansas Sun

If you're a glass-half-empty kind of person, there are a lot of reasons to be negative about the state of things in 2022.

1919 SRBF (ticker: SSIAX) The Socially Responsive Balanced Fund isn't merely an overlay on a large-cap index; it aims to provide a balanced, socially responsible investment approach.

ESG Aware MSCI USA (ESGU) ESGU's $22 billion in assets make it a top choice for SRIs. It's 100% invested in large, liquid U.S. stocks, but its 300 components represent the top stocks with "favourable ESG ratings."

Investor Shares Parnassus Core Equity (PRBLX) This Parnassus fund is one of the largest socially responsible mutual funds without the ESG acronym in its name.

iShares GCE (ICLN) ICLN is for those who worry about climate change and want to invest in clean energy firms.

Admiral Shares Vanguard FTSE Social Index (VFTAX) With an expense ratio of 0.14 percent, or $14 every $10,000 invested, this mutual fund is as low as many exchange-traded ESG funds.

Core Impact Bond Fund (TSBIX) TSBIX is a rare choice for people who prefer fixed-income investing without equity exposure and ESG standards.

WisdomTree Emerging Markets ex-SOE Fund (XSOE) This fund may sound weird, but many state-run firms trade on public exchanges, so shareholders can ostensibly share in the earnings but have little voice in governance or activities.

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