International Vegan Climate Index®

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

Ticker: .VEGANX
Inception date: 01 June 2022

Benchmark: SXULMCU Index
Calculation agent: Solactive AG

Number of stocks

Weighted average market cap

Beta

Tracking error

Excess return

336

$28.8bn

1.10

0.44%

8.35%

Number of stocks

336

Weighted average market cap

$28.8bn

Beta

1.10

Tracking error

0.44%

Excess return

8.35%

(annualised through 31 December 2023)

Pro Forma and Live Index Price Performance

Veganx - Index Price Performance

(from 03 June 2013 to 31 December 2023)

Sector Comparison

SXULMCU
VEGANX

Top 10 Constituents

  • ASML Holding NV – 3.20%
  • SAP SE – 2.27%
  • Sony Group Corporation – 2.05%
  • Schneider Electric SE – 2.02%
  • Allianz SE – 1.95%
  • Shopify Inc. Class A – 1.84%
  • Tokyo Electron Ltd – 1.77%
  • ABB Ltd – 1.70%
  • Zurich Insurance Group Ltd – 1.70%
  • Keyence Corporation – 1.70%

(as at 31st December 2023)

Breakdown Of Exclusions

Animal-derived products - 19.16%
Animal testing - 18.05%
Financing of exclusions - 13.07%
Fossil fuel - 10.34%
Other environmental and human rights - 4.12%
Military and defense - 2.61%
Energy production from fossil fuel - 1.54%
Animals in sport and entertainment - 1.30%

(as at 31st December 2023)

Impact Metrics

Veganx - Impact Metrics

Animal Impact

17,000 animals “spared” per $1 million of VEGANX invested in for one year.

The above figure is based on: land animals killed (96 billion), fish caught and farmed (1.7 trillion), egg-laying hens (8.4 billion), dairy cows (336 million) and animals used for testing (147 million).
Based on global figures for animal consumption and exploitation from National Center for Biotechnology Information, GreenFacts, FAOstat

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