The US Vegan Climate Index (VEGAN) is a passive, rules-based index of U.S. large cap stocks, screened according to vegan and climate-conscious principles.
VEGAN excludes companies engaged in animal exploitation, defense, human rights abuses, fossil fuels extraction and energy production, and other environmentally damaging activities.
VEGAN demonstrates that it is possible to obtain broad-based market exposure, whilst adhering to animal and environmentally-friendly principles.
Ticker (prices from Solactive): VEGAN
Inception date: 6 June 2018
Benchmark: Solactive US Large Cap Index
Calculation Agent: Solactive AG, Frankfurt
Number of holdings: 276
Average Market Capitalisation: $221bn
Beta to Benchmark: 1.043
Tracking error: 3.79%
VEGAN displays superior impact metrics than its benchmark on the following dimensions:
VEGAN represents the most complete climate change and animal-friendly solution for environmentally-conscious investors