Ethos has launched its own index for world equities: the Ethos Index on MSCI World, calculated by MSCI. The index allows investors to benefit from the expertise of Ethos in regards to product-based and conduct-based exclusions, while remaining closely replicated to the MSCI World index.

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Ethos Index on MSCI World

Past performance is no guarantee of future performance.

A custom index calculated by MSCI based on the exclusion list provided by Ethos

 

Exclusions

Companies whose products related to the excluded activities below account for more than 5% of global turnover are excluded. Companies whose aggregate turnover or revenue from several excluded activities exceeds 5% are also excluded.

Sector Number of excluded companies Weight in the MSCI World index (28.02.2021)
Total (without aggregated exclusions) 140 7.08%
Weapons

Of which non-conventional weapons*
32


18
3.59%


1.50%
Coal 47 2.05%
Gambling 19 0.41%
Nuclear energy 32 1.87%
GMO 2 0.18%
Adult entertainment 0 -
Tobacco 8 0.72%
Unconventional fossil fuels 26 1.16%

*Weapons prohibited by Articles 7 to 8a of the Federal Act on War Material (nuclear, biological and chemical weapons as well as anti-personnel mines and cluster munition).

Furthermore, the index excludes companies whose conduct violates the fundamental principles of ethics and sustainable development.