Global Vegan Climate Index®

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

Ticker: .VEGANO
Inception date: 13 Dec 2021

Benchmark: SDMLMCUP Index
Calculation agent: Solactive AG

Number of stocks

Weighted average market cap

Beta

Tracking error

Excess return

570

$124bn

1.13

0.27%

2.30%

Number of stocks

570

Weighted average market cap

$124bn

Beta

1.13

Tracking error

0.27%

Excess return

2.30%

(annualised through 31 December 2023)

Pro Forma and Live Index Price Performance

Vegano - Index Price Performance

(from 17 June 2020 to 31 December 2023)

Sector Comparison

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Top 10 Constituents

  • ASML Holding NV – 3.90%
  • Tesla Inc. – 3.84%
  • Apple Inc – 3.83%
  • NVIDIA Corporation – 3.76%
  • Broadcom Inc. – 3.50%
  • UnitedHealth Group Inc. – 3.18%
  • Visa Inc. Class A – 3.03%
  • Mastercard Inc. Class A – 2.85%
  • Adobe Inc – 2.30%
  • Alphabet Inc. Class A – 1.93%

(as at 31st December 2023)

Breakdown Of Exclusions

Animal-derived products - 16%
Animal testing - 14%
Military and defense - 8%
Financing of exclusions - 7%
Fossil fuel - 6%
Other environmental and human rights - 3%
Animals in sport and entertainment - 3%
Energy production from fossil fuel - 2%

(as at 31st December 2023)

Impact Metrics

Vegano - Impact Metrics

Animal Impact

30,000 animals “spared” per $1 million of VEGANO invested in for one year.

The above figure is based on: land animals killed (114 billion), fish caught and farmed (2 trillion), egg-laying hens (10 billion), dairy cows (400 million) and animals used for testing (175 million).
Based on global figures for animal consumption and exploitation from National Center for Biotechnology Information, GreenFacts, FAOstat

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