Europe Vegan Climate Index®

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  • The Europe Vegan Climate Index (VEGANE), developed by Beyond Investing is a passive, rules-based index of European large and mid cap stocks, screened according to vegan and climate-conscious principles.
  • VEGANE excludes companies engaged in animal exploitation, defense, human rights abuses, fossil fuels extraction and energy production, and other environmentally damaging activities.
  • VEGANE demonstrates that it is possible to obtain broad-based market exposure, whilst adhering to animal and environmentally-friendly principles.

Ticker: .VEGANE
Inception date: 3 June 2021

Benchmark: SEULMC Index
Calculation agent: Solactive AG

Number of stocks

Weighted average market cap

Beta

Tracking error

Excess return

176

€32bn

1.11

0.32%

-1.34%

Number of stocks

176

Weighted average market cap

€32bn

Beta

1.11

Tracking error

0.32%

Excess return

-1.34%

(annualised through 31 December 2023)

Live Index Price Performance

Vegane - Index Price Performance

(from 3 June 2021 to 31 December 2023)

Sector Comparison

SEULMCEN
VEGANE

Top 10 Constituents

  • ASML Holding NV – 4.47%
  • SAP SE – 3.16%
  • Schneider Electric SE – 2.82%
  • Allianz SE – 2.71%
  • ABB Ltd – 2.38%
  • Zurich Insurance Group Ltd – 2.35%
  • RELX PLC – 2.29%
  • Deutsche Telekom AG – 2.28%
  • NXP Semiconductors NV – 2.20%
  • Infineon Technologies AG – 2.10%

(as at 31st December 2023)

Breakdown Of Exclusions

Animal testing - 24%
Animal-derived products - 18%
Fossil fuel - 8%
Financing of exclusions - 8%
Military and defence - 4%
Other environmental and human rights - 4%
Energy production from fossil fuel - 2%
Animals in sport and entertainment - 1%

(as at 31st December 2023)

Impact Metrics

Vegane - Impact Metrics

Animal Impact

12,000 animals “spared” per $1 million of VEGANE invested in for one year.

The above figure is based on: land animals killed (17 billion), fish caught and farmed (298 billion), egg-laying hens (1.5 billion), dairy cows (60 million) and animals used for testing (26 million).
Europe proportion of global annual figures from National Center for Biotechnology Information, GreenFacts, FAOstat

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